The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Hill, Polly (1914–2005)

  • C. A. Gregory
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Polly Hill was born on 10 June 1914 into a remarkable Cambridge family that includes Nobel Prize winning physiologist A.V. Hill (her father) and J.M. Keynes (her mother’s brother) among its many distinguished members. She graduated from Cambridge in 1936 with a degree in economics.


Development economics Economic anthropology Hill P. Inequality Lewis W. A. 

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