Arnold Plant

Economist, Academic

1898 – 1978

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Who was Arnold Plant?

Sir Arnold Plant was a British economist.

Plant was born in Hoxton, London, the son of a municipal librarian. After attending Strand School, he worked for a mechanical engineering organisation. At the advice of William Piercy, he set out to learn about management. He obtained a BCom degree and a BSc degree in Economics from the London School of Economics.

He worked as a professor at the University of Cape Town and at the London School of Economics. In 1947, he was knighted.

Plant's 1934 paper on patents, "The Economic Theory Concerning Patents for Inventions", is considered a classic.

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Born
1898
United Kingdom
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
Lived in
  • London
Died
Apr 19, 1978

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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