Thomas Balogh, Baron Balogh

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Thomas Balogh, Baron Balogh (2 November 1905 – 20 January 1985) was a British economist and member of the House of Lords.

Balogh was created a Life Peer as Baron Balogh, "of Hampstead in Greater London" on 20 June 1968.[1]

Major works[edit]

  • The Dollar Crisis (1949)
  • The Economics of Poverty (1955)
  • The Irrelevance of Conventional Economics (1982)


  • The Life and Times of Thomas Balogh: A Macaw Among Mandarins, June Morris (Sussex Academic Press, 2007).[2]


Party political offices
Preceded by
Peter Shore
Chairman of the Fabian Society
1969 – 1970
Succeeded by
Jeremy Bray