Stamp, Josiah Charles, 1st Baron Stamp of Shortlands

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Josiah Charles Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp of Shortlands, 1880–1941, English economist and financier. Active in many national and international economic commissions, he had an important part in the framing of the Dawes and Young plans for German reparations and was economic adviser to the British government after 1939. He was raised to the peerage in 1938. His books include Fundamental Principles of Taxation in the Light of Modern Developments (1921, rev. ed. 1936), Financial Aftermath of the War (1930), and Christianity and Economics (1939).