Jack Wiseman (economist)

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Jack Wiseman
Born December 1919
Died 1991
Nationality United Kingdom
Occupation Economist

Jack Wiseman (1919-1991) was a British economist. He is known for being one of the first professors of economics at the University of York and an early scholar of health economics.

Biography[edit]

Wiseman was born in Brierfield, Lancashire in 1919. He joined the Territorial Army in 1939 and fought in the Second World War. Wiseman joined the London School of Economics as a student in 1946, where he later became a lecturer in Business and Public Finance. In 1964, Wiseman joined the University of York, where he was founding Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER).[1]

Selected publications[edit]

  • The Growth of Public Expenditure in the United Kingdom. (with Alan T. Peacock) George Allen & Unwin, 1961
  • Cost, Choice and Political Economy. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 1989

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hartley, Keith (2000). "Jack Wiseman, 1919-1991". The Economic Journal. 110 (464): F445–F454. doi:10.2307/2566139. JSTOR 2566139.