The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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O’Brien, George (1892–1973)

  • J. Meenan
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O’Brien was born and died in Dublin. He turned to Political Economy when ill-health obliged him to retire from the Irish Bar. From 1926 to 1961 he was Professor of National Economics, then of Political Economy, at University College, Dublin.

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  • J. Meenan
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