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NEYMARCK, ALFRED:

French economist and statistician; born at Châlons-sur-Marne Jan. 3, 1848. He was editor of the "Revue Contemporaine" in 1868-69, and in 1869 founded "Le Rentier," an economic and financial paper which he still (1904) manages. In 1889 Neymarck was made laureate of the Statistical Society of Paris, and he was the first to whom the Prix Bourdin was awarded. In 1891 he was appointed laureate of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques, receiving the Prix Wolowski. He became successively Officier d'Académie (1882), Chevalier (1885) and Officer of the Legion of Honor (1894), and Officier de l'Instruction Publique (1889). In 1900 he was elected vice-president of the International Congress of Societies for Lawsuits and of the International Congress for Landed Property.

The principal works of Neymarck are: "Aperçus Financiers" (2 vols., 1868-73); "Colbert et Son Temps" (2 vols., 1877); "Turgot et Ses Doctrines" (2 vols., 1885); "Un Centenaire Economique, 1789-1889" (1889); "Vocabulaire Manuel d'Economie Politique" (1898); "Finances Contemporaines" (2 vols., 1903). Neymarck is a member of the Jewish Consistory of Paris.

S. J. Ka.
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