The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
| Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Champernowne, David Gawen (1912–2000)

  • F. A. Cowell
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_522

Abstract

It was fortunate for the economics profession that the schoolboy Champernowne, a keen and able mathematician, was advised to read something in the school library to broaden his horizons: he chose Marshall’s Principles.

Keywords

Bayesian analysis Champernowne, D. G. Fat-tailed distributions Income distribution Scaling laws Stochastic process models 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. A. Cowell
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