Definition of Hicks, Sir John Richard in English:

Hicks, Sir John Richard

Syllabification: Hicks, Sir John Richard
Pronunciation: /hiks
 
/
( 1904–89), English economist. He did pioneering work on general economic equilibrium, the theory that economic forces tend to balance one another rather than simply reflect cyclical trends. Nobel Prize in Economics (1972), shared with Kenneth J. Arrow.

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