[pah-re-taw] /pɑˈrɛ tɔ/

[veel-fre-daw] /vilˈfrɛ dɔ/ (Show IPA), 1848–1923, Italian sociologist and economist in Switzerland.
/Italian paˈrɛːto/
Vilfredo (vilˈfreːdo). 1848–1923, Italian sociologist and economist. He anticipated Fascist principles of government in his Mind and Society (1916)
(modifier) denoting a law, mathematical formula, etc, originally used by Pareto to express the frequency distribution of incomes in a society

1920, in reference to the work of Italian economist Vilfredo Federico Pareto (1848-1923). Related: Paretan.


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