Thomas Robert Malthus

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Thomas Robert Malthus
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Thomas Robert Malthus
Born 13 Februar 1766
Westcott, Surrey, Ingland
Died 29 December 1834(1834-12-29) (aged 68)
Bath, Somerset, Ingland
Naitionality Inglis
Field demography, macroeconomics
Schuil or
Clessical economics
Alma mater Jesus College, Cambridge
Influences David Ricardo, Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi
Influenced Charles Darwin, John Maynard Keynes, Alfred Russel Wallace
Contreibutions Malthusian growth model

The Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus FRS (13 Februar 1766 – 29 December 1834)[1] wis an Inglis cleric an scholar, influential in the fields o poleetical economy an demografie.[2] Malthus himsel uised anly his middle name Robert.[3]

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  1. Several soorces gie Malthus's date o daith as 29 December 1834. See Meyers Konversationslexikon (Leipzig, 4th edition, 1885–1892), "Biography" bi Nigel Malthus (the memorial transcription reproduced in this airticle). But the 1911 Britannica gies 23 December 1834.
  2. Petersen, William. 1979. Malthus. Heinemann, London. 2nd ed 1999.
  3. "Malthus, Thomas Robert (MLTS784TR)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.