UCL Department of Economics


Nassau William Senior (1790 - 1864)

Nassau William Senior was an influential critic of Malthus’ and Ricardo’s assumptions and made important contributions to the theory of international trade. Senior practised law in London before entering academia, living from 1821 onwards at 32 Kensington Square. Amongst the posts held was a brief period as Professor at Kings’ College London. He died in London at his house at 13 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington and is buried in Kensal Green cemetery.