Hicks, Sir John Richard

Hicks, Sir John Richard, 1904–89, British economist, grad. Balliol College, Oxford, 1931. He was a professor at the Univ. of Manchester (1938–46) before joining the faculty of Oxford (1946). At the time of his retirement in 1971, Hicks was a research fellow at Oxford's All Souls College. A specialist in equilibrium theory, his writings stress the interrelationships among Economic markets. He was knighted in 1964 and, with Kenneth Arrow , received the 1972 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. His most important book is Value and Capital (1939).

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