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Michell, Humfrey

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Michell, Humfrey

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1883-1970

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Humfrey Michell, economist, was born in London, England on 21 February 1883 and educated at Queen's College, Oxford, and the University of Manitoba. From 1913-1919 he was Assistant Director of the Canadian Bankers' Association correspondence program at Queen's University. In 1919 he moved to McMaster University where he remained until 1948 as Professor of Political Economy. His major work concerned business and price cycles, stressing a statistical approach to economics. In 1937 he published Outlines of Economic History. After his retirement he moved to Lennoxville, P.Q., where he did some teaching at Bishop's. He died on 5 May 1970.

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2015-05-22

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