The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Papi, Giuseppe Ugo (Born 1893)

  • F. Caffé
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Born in Capua on 19 February 1893, Papi graduated in law in 1913 and pursued an academic career. From 1927 onwards he taught economics as Professor of Political Economy first at the universities of Messina, Palermo and Pavia, and finally in the Faculty of Law at the University of Rome. During his career he was General Secretary of the International Institute of Agriculture from 1938 to 1948, and, subsequently, General Secretary of the Italian committee of the Food and Agriculture Organization. These interests were reflected in the monographs Papi wrote, especially those on the vital importance of agriculture in the process of economic development, and on the emphasis given to free international exchange.

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