Alfred MarshallAlfred Marshall
(July 26 1842
-July 13 1924
) was one of the most influential economists of his generation. He was born in Bermondsey
, London, England. His book, Principles of Political Economy
) brought together the theories of supply and demand
, marginal utility
and the costs of production
into a coherent whole. It was the dominant textbook in England for a long period.
He was a professor at Cambridge University, where his pupils included John Maynard Keynes.