Gide, Charles

Gide, Charles shärl zhēd [key], 1847–1932, French economist. A professor at the universities of Bordeaux, Montpellier, and Paris, Gide was an expert on international monetary problems. He also played an important part in the cooperative movement, and his Consumers' Co-operative Societies (1904 tr. from 3d French ed. 1921) is a classic in the field. His other works include Principles of Political Economy (1883 tr. from 23d ed. 1924) and, with Charles Rist, History of Economic Doctrines (1909 tr. from 2d ed. 1915).

See K. Walter, ed., Co-operation and Charles Gide (1933).

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