The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
| Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Meynieu, Mary (Died 1877)

  • A. Courtois
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An Englishwoman by birth, married to a Frenchman. She became a widow after 50 years of wedded life, but continued to live in France. Highly cultivated and accomplished, she was one of the few women who have written on political economy, and she was highly successful in popularizing the science.

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  • A. Courtois
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