Thomas Robert Malthus

was a British economist, famous for his theory on population development which predicted a lack of food due to a rapid growth of the population. Teaching History and Economics in Haileybury, Malthus was the first professional economist in the history of academia.


Central Work:

  • An Essay on the Principle of Population as It Affects the Future Improvement of Society

The ideas of Thomas Robert Malthus influenced the following concepts: