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Faculty of Economics

Sir Richard Stone 1913 - 1991

Sir John Richard Nicholas Stone was an eminent British economist who in 1984 received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for developing an accounting model that could be used to track economic activities on a national and, later, an international scale. He is sometimes known as the 'father of national income accounting', and is the author of studies of consumer demand statistics and demand modeling, economic growth, and input-output.




Sir Richard Stone Annual Lecture 2017-2018

Professor Timothy Besley



Professor James Robinson (University of Chicago) will present the 9th Sir Richard Stone Annual Lecture on

“The Emergence of Weak, Despotic and Inclusive States”

The Lecture will take place on Thursday 3rd May 2018, 5.00-6.30pm, in LG18, The Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DZ.