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[GreenYes] Pigou
For those interested in Pigou, from which the term "Pigovian" comes from,
here is a short biography.

The term of Pigovian taxes came from his 1920 work, "The Economics of
Welfare".

John 

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Pigou, Arthur Cecil , 1877-1959, British economist, grad. King's College,
Cambridge. He was a lecturer at University College, London, and at
Cambridge. He was professor of political economy at Cambridge from 1908 to
1943. He served as a member of the committee on currency and foreign
exchange (1918) and of the royal commission on income tax (1919). He was a
leading exponent of the theory that economic waste due to unemployment, poor
health, and poor housing is a responsibility of society, which should bear
the costs. Among his many works are Wealth and Welfare (1912), The Economics
of Welfare (1920), The Political Economy of War (1921; new ed. 1941), The
Theory of Unemployment (1933), Socialism versus Capitalism (1937), and
Income: an Introduction to Economics (1946).


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