Barbara Ward

Economist, Author

1914 – 1981

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Who was Barbara Ward?

Barbara Mary Ward, later Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, was a British economist and writer interested in the problems of developing countries. She urged Western governments to share their prosperity with the rest of the world and in the 1960s turned her attention to environmental questions as well. She was an early advocate of sustainable development before this term became familiar and was well known as a journalist, lecturer and broadcaster. Ward was adviser to policy-makers in the UK, United States and elsewhere.

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Born
May 23, 1914
Also known as
  • Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth
Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Somerville College, Oxford
Died
May 31, 1981

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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