Rogers was educated at King’s College London, and Magdalen College, Oxford. From 1859 until his death he held the first Tooke Professorship of Statistics and Economic Science at King’s College London. In 1862 he was elected Drummond Professor of Political Economy in the University of Oxford, a post he lost in 1868 largely because of his outspoken radical views, but to which he was re-elected in 1888. He was ordained but abandoned the clerical profession. From 1880 to 1886 he served as a rather inconspicuous member of the House of Commons.
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