Hugo Richard Meyer

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Hugo Richard Meyer (born 1 April 1866 Cincinnati, Ohio; died 1923) was an American author and economist concerned with public ownership of telegraph, phone, railway and other utilities.

Biography[edit]

Meyer graduated from Harvard College in 1892, and attended the Harvard Graduate School in 1892-96 where he received an A.M. in 1894. He was instructor in political economy at Harvard in 1897-1903, and was assistant professor in that subject at the University of Chicago in 1904-05. After 1907, he resided in Melbourne where he was writing a history of state ownership in Victoria, Australia.

Works[edit]

  • Government Regulation of Railroad Rates (1905)
  • Municipal Ownership in Great Britain (1906)
  • The British State Telegraphs (1907)
  • Public Ownership and the Telephone in Great Britain (1907)

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