Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: First Baron Beveridge
  1. 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)
    - William Beveridge, Beveridge, William Henry Beveridge

Type of: economic expert, economist