Nicolas-François Canard

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Nicolas-François Canard
Born c. 1750
Died 1833
Moulins, Allier, France
Nationality French
Scientific career
Fields Economics
Influenced Antoine Augustin Cournot
Principes d'économie politique

Nicolas-François Canard (c. 1750 – 1833) was a French mathematician, philosopher and economist. He was one of the pioneers of applying mathematics to economic problems, forestalling the works of Antoine Augustin Cournot, William Stanley Jevons, and others.

Further reading[edit]

  • Larson, Bruce (1999). "Canard on Direct Exchange and Taxation: A Perspective on Cournot". History of Political Economy. 31 (1): 109–131. doi:10.1215/00182702-31-1-109. 

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