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date: 19 October 2019

Hadley, Arthur Twininglocked

(23 April 1856–06 March 1930)
  • Audrey B. Davidson
  •  and Robert B. Ekelund

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Hadley, Arthur Twining (23 April 1856–06 March 1930), economist and university president, was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of James Hadley and Anne Twining. From his earliest years, Hadley’s education was shaped by his father, a professor of Greek at Yale University. Early academic pursuits included mathematics, science, and literature, and Hadley had learned German by the age of twelve. Hadley enrolled at Yale in 1872 at the age of sixteen, the same year his father died. He began postgraduate work in 1877 at Yale, which was followed by two years in Europe. Hadley studied for a year and a half at the University of Berlin, where he focused on political economy under the guidance of Adolf Wagner....

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