The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Sanger, Charles Percy (1871–1930)

  • J. K. Whitaker
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_1916

Abstract

A barrister with extraordinarily varied interests, a contributor to the original Palgrave, Sanger was born at Brighton on 7 December 1871 and died in London on 9 February 1930. He was educated at Winchester and Trinity College, Cambridge, and was Second Wrangler in the Mathematical Tripos of 1893. He then turned to economics, coming under Alfred Marshall’s influence. Called to the Bar in 1896, he thereafter practised law in London, meanwhile pursuing intellectual avocations which ranged from economics and statistics to philosophy and literature. He lectured part-time for many years on mathematical economics and statistics, first at University College, London, and then at the London School of Economics, and was active in the Royal Statistical Society.

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