The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Rostas, Laslo (1909–1954)

  • R. F. Kahn
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Rostas was born in Hungary in October 1909 and died in Cambridge, after prolonged illness, in October 1954 at the age of 45. He was educated at a grammar school, and at the University of Budapest. He was brought to England by Nicholas Kaldor in 1939. He collaborated with John and Ursula Hicks in the preparation of a book on The Taxation of War Wealth. He then collaborated with G. Findlay Shirras in the preparation of a book on The Burden of British Taxation.

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  • R. F. Kahn
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