James Edward Meade CB, FBA was a British economist and winner of the 1977 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with the Swedish economist Bertil Ohlin for their “pathbreaking contribution to the theory of international trade and international capital movements.”
James E. Meade
What is ‘James E. Meade’
A Keynesian economist who won the 1977 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, along with Bertil Ohlin, for his research on international trade and international capital movements. Meade analyzed how government policies affected trade and how trade policies affected economic well being. He twice held economic positions in the British government, where his research affected economic policy in Britain after WWII. His other major research interest was mass unemployment.
Explaining ‘James E. Meade’
Meade taught commerce at the London School of Economics and political economy at Cambridge. He was also a member of the League of Nations in the economics section. James Meade was born in 1907 and died in 1995.
- The balance of payments – books.google.com [PDF]
- The theory of labour-managed firms and of profit sharing – www.jstor.org [PDF]
- The balance-of-payments problems of a European free-trade area – www.jstor.org [PDF]
- The construction of tables of national income, expenditure, savings and investment – www.jstor.org [PDF]