- Vil·fre·do [veel-fre-daw] /vilˈfrɛ dɔ/, 1848–1923, Italian sociologist and economist in Switzerland.
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Examples from the Web for pareto
He had to find some way of discovering what Pareto Extrapolations were—without uncovering his own lack of knowledge.Planet of the Damned
In this work the researches of Italian writers, such as Pantaleoni and Pareto, are of conspicuous importance.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
Comparative historians like Spengler, Pareto and Toynbee realized that history did not merely happen but had some kind of pattern.The Sensitive Man
Poul William Anderson
Now no quantity of value, irrespective of the particular holder of the good, emerges for Pareto.
The extreme abstraction of the utility school is made very clear by Pareto, op.
- Vilfredo (vilˈfreːdo). 1848–1923, Italian sociologist and economist. He anticipated Fascist principles of government in his Mind and Society (1916)
- (modifier) denoting a law, mathematical formula, etc, originally used by Pareto to express the frequency distribution of incomes in a society
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Word Origin and History for pareto
1920, in reference to the work of Italian economist Vilfredo Federico Pareto (1848-1923). Related: Paretan.
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