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(Biography) William Stanley. 1835–82, English economist and logician: introduced the concept of final or marginal utility in The Theory of Political Economy (1871)


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William Stanley, 1835–82, English economist.
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Noun1.Jevons - English economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835-1882)
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White [1993] has examined this and other references by Jevons to the Irish and English mortality statistics.
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BEN Jevons has got a taste for success - and it's nothing to do with the tempting pre-match treats that have become a tradition for every big game at Chasetown.
But Morecambe gradually steadied themselves and Phil Jevons went close with a 12-yard strike.
MORECAMBE manager Sammy McIroy is delighted to have completed the permanent signing of former Town striker Phil Jevons.
Dominated The Valiants dominated the game for long periods but went down to a goal from Morecambe's top scorer Phil Jevons on 18 minutes.
Having watched on-loan striker Phil Jevons fire home a second-half penalty to cancel out Josh Scott's opener, Still said: "I thought we had done enough to win, but it's a long season and we're not going to win 23 home games.
Rovers, somewhat flattered to be ahead at half time through Alan Mahon's clever chip shot, fell behind to goals from Morecambe strikers Ian Craney on 49 minutes and Phil Jevons on 66.
For more information call Jennie Jevons on 01562 723010 or e-mail j.
Jevons slotted home after a defensive howler from Jerel Ifil left the ball at the feet of the 28-year-old who made no mistake.
Little Latvian livewire Andrejs Stolcers and Huish hitman Phil Jevons both took a leaf out of Swansea sorcerer Lee Trundle's book of tricks to unleash two moments of magic in the final 11 minutes of League Two's top-of-the-table promotion showdown.