First Baron Beveridge

First Baron Beveridge
noun
British economist (born in India) whose report on social insurance provided the basis for most of the social legislation on which the welfare state in the United Kingdom is based (1879-1963)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑economist, ↑economic expert

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