Guy Routh

Guy Routh (1916–1993) was an economist whose academic career was spent largely at the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. He also had a spell at the ILO as a visiting associate at the IILS.[1]

He is most noted for his The Origin of Economic Ideas[2]

Key works

  • Routh, Guy (1975) The Origin of Economic Ideas, London : Macmillan
  • Routh, Guy (1984) Economics, an Alternative Text
  • Routh, Guy (1965) Occupation and Pay in Great Britain: 1906-60.


  • Guy Routh. The Origin of Economic Ideas. Pp. vii, 321. White Plains, Reviewed The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 1976; 428;
  • Lichtenstein, Peter M. Journal of Economic Issues; Mar78, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p201-204, 4p Book Review of Guy Routh. The Origin of Economic Ideas.


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