His articles have appeared, in Arabic and English, in regional and international publications, including AlJazeera. On the non-writing side, Waleed is a founding member of the Arab Association for Science Journalists. For rants and raves: Waleed is Egyptian, but based in Doha, Qatar.
He received an English upper middle class education when he was a child as he attended Cliveden Place and Westminster School. When he was 17 years old, he followed his father to India as his father was appointed as a judge in Madras.
From India, he visited many Asian countries: Malaya, Singapore, and Indonesia.
After travelling for one year, he went back to London and studied at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge inwhere he studied law for two years. The young Stone then changed to reading economics. He was interested in economics as he taught that "if there were more economists, the world would be a better place".
During the Great Slump of the s, the level of unemployment was very high and it motivated him to know what caused it and how to overcome it. He faced a challenge from his parents as they were disappointed to his choice. However, Stone was very enthusiastic to be an economist and then enjoyed his time studying economics.
At his new major, he got supervision from Richard Kahn and Gerald Shove. However, Stone's quantitative mind had been greatly influenced by Colin ClarkStone's teacher in statistics at Cambridge.
Colin then introduced Stone to his project in measuring the national income. This project then brought the greatest name for Stone as he received Nobel Prize because of this topic. After their meeting at Cambridge, Stone and Clark then became best friends.
At the government's request they analyzed the UK's economy related to the current total resources of the nation for the war time.
It was at this time that they developed the early versions of the system of national accounts.
Their work resulted in the U. The collaboration between Stone and Meade was over after as their office was split into two different ones. They then worked separately, Meade being responsible for the Economic Section and Stone, for the national income.
Stone left working for the government when the war ended in After the war, Stone took up an academic career when he worked at Cambridge as the director of the new Department of Applied Economics — As the director, Stone made the Department focus on research programmes about economic theory and statistical methodology.
This strategy attracted many top economists in that era to join the Department. Some remarkable works at the Department were, for example, Durbin and Watson on testing serial correlation in econometrics, and Alan Prest and Derek Rowe on demand analysis.
This condition made DAE become one of the leading quantitative economic research centres in the world in his era.
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