The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Revenue, Gross and Net

  • Giorgio Gilibert
Reference work entry


The term revenue was once used as equivalent to the modern ‘income’, which has now replaced it. Both the concept and the word came from France, where revenu is the past participle of revenir, to return.

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