The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Jenkin, Henry Charles Fleeming (1833–1885)

  • R. D. Collison Black
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Jenkin was a distinguished engineer whose wide interests and clarity of mind enabled him to make notable contributions to economic analysis.


Consumer surplus Dupuit, A.-J.-E. J. Guaranteed wage Jenkin, H. C. F. Jevons, W. S. Supply and demand Tax incidence Trade unions Value Wages fund 

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  1. Brownlie, A.D., and M.F. Lloyd Prichard. 1963. Professor Fleeming Jenkin, 1833–1885, pioneer in engineering and political economy. Oxford Economic Papers, NS 15: 204–216.Google Scholar

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