The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Bowley, Marian (Born 1911)

  • B. A. Corry
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Marian Bowley was born in 1911, the daughter of the distinguished statistician A.L. Bowley. She was a student at the London School of Economics (1928–31), where she took her BSc (Econ) degree and later her PhD in 1936. She held a series of temporary teaching and research posts and was appointed to a lectureship at the Dundee School of Economics in 1938. After government service during World War II she was appointed to a lectureship at University College, London in 1947 and became successively reader and professor. She retired in 1975 and was made professor emeritus.

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  • B. A. Corry
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