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525 Years in the Pursuit of Truth:  A New History of The University of Aberdeen

Economics at Aberdeen: The Legacy of Sir Thomas Jaffrey, Bt (1855-1953)


In this year of the 525th anniversary of the University of Aberdeen, its Department of Economics is also celebrating an anniversary – the centenary of the Jaffrey Chair in Political Economy. This podcast by Economics Professor Keith Bender highlights the life of Sir Thomas Jaffrey Bt, the early 20th century Aberdonian banker and philanthropist who endowed the Chair, and explores the history of the Department of Economics through the seven people who have held the Chair.


Episode 8

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