William Stanley Jevons

NOUN
  1. English economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835-1882)
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  • He says the idea that resource conservation accelerates resource consumption - known as Jevons paradox - was proposed in the 1865 book "The Coal Question" by William Stanley Jevons, who noted that coal prices fell and coal consumption soared after improvements in steam engine efficiency. Newswise: Latest News
  • He says the idea that resource conservation accelerates resource consumption? known as Jevons paradox? was proposed in the 1865 book "The Coal Question" by William Stanley Jevons, who noted that coal prices fell and coal consumption soared after improvements in steam engine efficiency. Science Blog - Science news straight from the source
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