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Lionel Robbins

British economist


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Lionel Charles Robbins, Baron Robbins, was a British economist, and prominent member of the economics department at the London School of Economics . He is known for his leadership at LSE, his proposed definition of economics, and for his instrumental efforts in shifting Anglo-Saxon economics from its Marshallian direction. He is famous for the quote, "Humans want what they can't have."

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