Arthur Lyon Bowley

Arthur Lyon Bowley (Bristol, 6 de novembro de 1869Surrey, 21 de janeiro de 1957) foi um estatístico e economista inglês,[1] que trabalhou com estatística econômica e foi pioneiro no uso da técnica de amostragem em pesquisa social.

Arthur Lyon Bowley
Nascimento 6 de novembro de 1869
Morte 21 de janeiro de 1957 (87 anos)
Nacionalidade Inglês
Alma mater Universidade de Cambridge
Prêmios Medalha Guy (prata, 1895; ouro, 1935)
Instituições London School of Economics
Campo(s) Economia

Publicações principais de A.L. BowleyEditar

  • A Short Account of England's Foreign Trade in the Nineteenth Century, 1893.
  • Wages and Income in the United Kingdom Since 1860, 1900.
  • Elements of Statistics, 1901. (4th edition in 1920)
  • An Elementary Manual of Statistics, 1909.
  • Livelihood and Poverty: a study in the economic conditions of working-class households, with A.R. Bennett-Hurst, 1915.
  • The Division of the Product of Industry, 1919
  • The Mathematical Groundwork of Economics, 1924.
  • Has Poverty Diminished? with M.Hogg, 1925.
  • Measurement of Precision attained in Sampling, Bulletin de l'Institut International de Statistique,(1926) 22, Suppl. to Book 1, 1–62. Gallica (after p. 451)
  • The National Income 1924 with J. Stamp, 1927.
  • Bilateral Monopoly, 1928, Economic Journal.
  • F. Y. Edgeworth's Contributions to Mathematical Statistics, 1928.
  • New Survey of London Life and Labour, 1930–35.
  • Family Expenditure with R.G.D. Allen, 1935.
  • Three Studies in National Income, 1939.



  1. «Bowley, Arthur Lyon». Who's Who. 59: 196. 1907 

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Predefinição:Wikisource author

The New School entry has a photograph. There is another at

In the 4th edition of the Elements (1920) Bowley gave a lot more space to statistical theory. The following excerpt illustrates his approach

This was written just before Bowley got involved in the controversy between Fisher and Pearson on chi-squared. In the fifth edition (1926) Bowley added a reference to his own contribution.

For Bowley's contribution to sampling theory put in historical perspective see