Jevons

[jev-uh nz]
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Historical Examples of jevons

  • This was two decades before Gossen and a generation earlier than Menger and Jevons.

    Socialism

    John Spargo

  • "Take them away, Jevons," says Mr. Robert, smotherin' a sarcastic smile.

  • Jevons, Introduction to the Science of Religion, pp. 161, 199.

  • Mr. Jevons, you will come down to-morrow to see us, or next day?

    The Scarlet Feather

    Houghton Townley

  • Mr. Jevons next argues that taboo 'cannot have been derived from experience.


British Dictionary definitions for jevons

Jevons

noun
  1. William Stanley. 1835–82, English economist and logician: introduced the concept of final or marginal utility in The Theory of Political Economy (1871)
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