Francis Ysidro Edgeworth

b. 8 February 1845, Edgeworthstown

d. 13 February 1926

b. 8 February 1845, Edgeworthstown

d. 13 February 1926

Edgeworth primarily worked in Economics. His collected papers in this field have been published in 3 volumes: Papers relating to political economy. Volume 1, Volume 2, and Volume 3. In statistics he worked on the Law of Error and the study of correlations.

- [1877] New and Old Methods of Ethics, or "Physical Ethics" and "Methods of Ethics. London: Parker
- [1881] Mathematical Psychics: An Essay on the Applications of Mathematics to the Moral Sciences. London: Paul.
- [1883] "The Law of Error." Phil. Mg. 16, pp. 300 - 309.
- [1883] "The Method of Least Squares." Phil. Mg. 16, pp. 360 - 375.
- [1883] "The Physical Basis of Probability." Phil Mg. 16, pp. 433 - 435.
- [1883] "On the method of ascetaining a change in the value of gold." Jour. R. Stat. Soc. 46: 714-718.

- [1884] "On the Reduction of Observations." Phil. Mg. 17, pp. 135 - 141.
- [1884] "A priori Probabilities." Phil. Mg. 18, pp. 204 - 210.
- [1885] Methods of Statistics. Jubilee Volume, Royal Statistical Society, pp. 181-217.
- [1885] "Observations and Statistics: an essay on the theory of errors of observation and the first principles of statistics. Trans. Camb. Phil. Soc. 14, pp. 138-169. Correction Proc. Camb. Phil. Soc. 6, pp. 101-102.
- [1885] "On the methods of ascertaining variations in the rate of births, deaths and marriages." Jour. R. Statistical Society 48, pp. 628-649.

- [1885] "Calculus of probabilities applied to psychical research, I. Proc. Soc. Psych. Research. 3, pp. 190-208.

- [1886] "The Mathematical Method of Statistics I." Jour. R. Stat. Soc. 49, pp. 649-654.

- [1886] "Progressive Means." Jour. R. Stat. Soc. 49, pp. 469-475
- [1886] "The Law of Error and the Elimination of Chance." Phil. Mg. 21, pp. 308 - 324.
- [1886] "On the Determination of the Modulus of Errors." Phil. Mg. 21, pp. 500 - 507.
- [1886] "Problems in Probabilities." Phil. Mg. 22, pp. 371 - 384.
- [1887] "On discordant Observations." Phil. Mg. 23, pp. 364 - 375.
- [1887] "The Empirical Proof of the Law of Error." Phil. Mg. 24, pp. 330 - 342.
- [1887] "The Law of Error" Nature 36, pp. 482 - 483. See the letter of Venn, p. 411- 412.
- [1887] "On observations relating to several quantities." Hermathena 6, pp. 279-285.
- [1887] Metretike: or, The Method of Measuring Probability and Utility. London: Temple. Review in Phil. Mg. 24, pp. 134.
- [1888] "The Mathematical Theory of Banking." Jour. R. Statistical Society 51, pp. 113-127.
- [1888] "The value of authority tested by experiment." Mind 13, pp. 146-148.
- [1888] "The statistics of examinations." Jour. R. Statistical Society 51, pp. 599-635.
- [1888] "Some new methods of measuring variation in general price." Jour. R. Statistical Society 51, pp. 346-368.

- [1888] "On a New Method of Reducing Observations relating to Several Quantities" Phil. Mg. 25, pp. 184 - 191.
- [1888] "Memorandum by the Secretary, Professor F.Y. Edgeworth, on the Accuracy of the proposed Calculation of Index-numbers." B.A. Rp. pp. 188 - 219.
- [1889] "Observations and Statistics. An Essay on the Theory of Errors of Observation and the First Principles of Statistics." Camb. Phil. S. T. 14, pp; 138 - 169 ; "Corrigendum" Camb. Phil. S. P. (1889) pp. 101 - 102.
- [1890] "The element of chance in competitive examinations." Jour. R. Statisical Society. 53, pp. 460-475, 644-663.

- [1890] "Problems in Probabilities" Phil. Mg. 30, pp. 171 - 188.
- [1892] "Correlated Averages" Phil. Mg. 34, pp. 190 - 204.
- [1892] "The Law of Error and Correlated Averages." Phil. Mg. 34, pp. 429 - 438, 518 - 526.
- [1893] "A New Method of treating Correlated Averages." Phil. Mg. 35, pp. 63 - 64.
- [1893] "Exercises in the Calculation of Errors" Phil. Mg. 36, pp. 98 - 111.
- [1893] "Note on the Calculation of Correlation between Organs." Phil. Mg. 36, pp. 350 - 351.
- [1893] "Statistical correlation between social phenomena." Jour. R. Statistical Society 56, pp. 670-675.
- [1894] "Asymmetrical correlation betwen social phenomena." Jour. R. Statistical Society 57, pp. 563-568.

- [1894] "The Asymmetrical Probability-Curve" Phil. Mg. 41, pp. 90 - 99. Proc. R. S. London 56, pp. 271-272.
- [1895] "On some recent contributions to the theory of statistics." Jour. R. Statistical Society 58, pp. 506-515.
- [1896] "Bermerkungen über die Kritik meiner 'Methoden der Statistik' von dr. v. Bortkewitsch." Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 11, pp. 274-277.
- [1896] "Eine Erwiderung." Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 12, pp. 838-845.
- [1896] "Supplementary notes on statistics." Jour. R. Statistical Society 59, pp. 529-539.

- [1896] "The Compound Law of Error." Phil. Mg. 41, pp. 207 - 215.
- [1898] "Miscellaneous applications of the calculus of probabilities, contd. " Jour. R. Statistical Society 61, pp. 119-131.
- [1905] "The law of error." Trans. Camb. Philosophical Society. 20, pp. 36-65, 113-141.
- [1908-09] "On the probable error of frequency-constants." Jour. R. Statistical Society 71, pp. 381-397, 499-512, 651-678; Jour. R. Statistical Society 72, pp. 81-90.