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Sir Robert Giffen (1837–1910)

Giffen, Robert, Sir. An English editor, statistician, and writer on economic and financial subjects; born at Strathaven, Lanarkshire, Scotland, in 1837; died in 1910. He was acting editor of the Economist under Walter Bagehot 1868–76; then founded the Statist, and was John Morley’s assistant on the Fortnightly Review 1873–76. His publications include: ‘American Railways as Investments’ (1873); ‘Stock Exchange Securities’; ‘Essays in Finance’; ‘The Progress of the Working Classes in the Last Half Century’; ‘Economic Inquiries and Studies.’