The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Meyer, Hugo Richard

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MEYER, Hugo Richard, American author and economist: b. Cincinnati, Ohio, 1 April 1866. He was graduated at Harvard in 1892, and attended the Harvard Graduate School in 1892-96. He was instructor in political economy at Harvard in 1897-1903, and was assistant professor in that subject at the University of Chicago in 1904-05. Since 1907 he has been engaged at Melbourne in writing a history of State Ownership in Victoria, Australia. Author of ‘Government Regulation of Railroad Rates’ (1905); ‘Municipal Ownership in Great Britain’ (1906); ‘The British State Telegraphs’ (1907); ‘Public Ownership and the Telephone in Great Britain’ (1907).