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Thomas Robert Malthus is widely regarded as the worlds first professional political economist. He was born on 13th February 1766 to a wealthy English family and after being educated by his father at home, he went on to study Mathematics at Jesus College, Cambridge and become the most well known soci
Explain and Evaluate Critically Malthus's Population Theory.
In 1798 Thomas Robert Malthus, a British clergyman and professor, wrote
an essay showing the way to modern demography. In 1824 he wrote a shorter final
version, the article on population for that year's Encyclopedia Britannica.
Transition demographic theory
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THOMAS ROBERT MALTHUS(1766-1834)
Thomas robert malthus was a son of Daniel and Henrieta Malthus. He was born in 1766 in England. He studied philosophy, mathematics and theology at Jesus college, Cambridge in 1784. His students afectonatelly referred to him as “pop” or population a
Thomas Robert Malthus
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Thomas Robert Malthus |
Classical economics |
Thomas Robert Malthus |
Born | 14 February 1766
Surrey, England |
Died | 29 December 1834 (aged 68)
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