Story: Economic thought

Allan Fisher

Allan Fisher

Academics and their wives enjoy a picnic in Dunedin in 1930. From left are John and Elsie Beaglehole, Airini Fisher, Muriel Billing, Geoffrey Billing and Allan Fisher. Allan Fisher was appointed as chair of economics at Otago University in 1924. After 11 years there he took up a similar chair at the University of Western Australia. He went on to positions in London and the United States.

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Gary Hawke, 'Economic thought - The economics profession', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 April 2024)

Story by Gary Hawke, published 11 Mar 2010