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Sir Robert Harry Inglis Palgrave

Palgrave, Sir Robert Harry Inglis, 1827–1919, English banker and economist; son of Sir Francis Palgrave. He edited (1877–83) the Economist, wrote several books on economics, and served (1885) on the government commission on the depression of trade and industry, but he is best known as editor of The Dictionary of Political Economy (3 vol., 1894–99; appendix, 1908; rev. ed. by H. Higgs, 1923–26).

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