The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Bray, John (1809–1897)

  • N. W. Thompson
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John Bray was born in the United States but spent his formative years (1822–1842) in England. His attention was drawn to social and industrial questions during a period as an itinerant printer in the early 1830s and also through his work with the unstamped Voice of the West Riding (1833–1834).

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