John Ramsay McCulloch

John Ramsay McCulloch

1789–1864

Nationality: English

Historical Period: The 19th Century

John Ramsay McCulloch (1789-1864) was the leader of the Ricardian school following the death of Ricardo. He was a pioneer in the collection of economic statistics and was the first professor of political economy at the University of London in 1828. [The image comes from “The Warren J. Samuels Portrait Collection at Duke University.”]