Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Economics
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract James Washington Bell was born on August 26, 1890 in Boulder, Colorado, the son of James Washington Bell and Delphine Paradis Bell. Bell took a B.A. degree in Philosophy and Languages from the University of Colorado in 1912 and an M.A. degree in Economics and Government, also from the University of Colorado, in 1913. Harvard University awarded Bell a Ph.D. in Economics in 1918. His doctoral dissertation was entitled Taxation of Railways in New England. Bell...
Abstract Economist George Dalton's papers fill 59 boxes spanning the period 1945-1991. Most of the material dates from 1960 to 1991. The papers are organized in five main categories: biographical materials, education files, correspondence, teaching files, and publications. Small amounts of material are arranged under the headings research files and papers presented before professional organizations. Within each category the files are arranged alphabetically by folder title unless stated otherwise.
Abstract The Frederick Shipp Deibler Papers, comprising five and one-half boxes are arranged in two categories: General correspondence and subject files and related material. A small amount of biographical material is filed in the first folder of the series. The Papers provide a rich documentary record of Deibler's academic career, his role as an economic advisor to several government boards and his participation in activities related to some of the major social issues of his time.
Abstract Robert Eisner was an American economist. Eisner joined Northwestern's faculty in 1952 and retired from the university in 1994. Eisner’s areas of specialization included the macroeconomics of business cycles and business investment, depreciation, federal budget deficits, monetary and fiscal policy, as well as the economics of social security and tax policy. The Robert Eisner Papers fill 46 boxes, spanning the years 1942 to 1998, and document Eisner's professional life, with the bulk of the...
Abstract Harry George Guthmann was a finance professor. His PhD. dissertation was entitled "The Relation of the Maturity Factor to Yield Differences among Investment Securities." In 1920 he became a Certified Public Accountant. Although during his life Guthmann worked as a bank clerk, junior public accountant, income tax deputy, financial consultant, and an officer in a real estate corporation, his main career was teaching. Northwestern University hired Guthmann as in 1927. In 1949 he was named the...
Abstract The Simeon E. Leland Papers, comprising 23 boxes and one package, span the years 1918 to 1972 and contain biographical materials, general correspondence, writings and speeches, course and teaching materials, research and reference files, and files of the University of Chicago Social Science Research Committee pertaining to its investigation of the role of public debt in the modern state. The papers document Leland's career in academics and government service as a specialist in the fields of...
Overview Dale Mortensen (1939-2014) was an American economist and Nobel laureate, 2010. In 1965 he joined the faculty of Northwestern University and in 1980 became professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management. Beverly Mortensen (1939- ) is a scholar of music and ancient Jewish religion. The Dale Mortensen and Beverly Papers fills 171 boxes, includes approximately 3.00 gigabytes of born-digital files, and spans the years 1939-2014.
Overview The Leon (1924-2013) and Rae (1935-2013) Moses Collection comprises 5 boxes and features teaching and research materials, correspondence, and writings. Leon Moses, was a professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University and served as faculty member in the Transportation Center. Rae Moses was a faculty member in the Linguistics Department at Northwestern University, and held the positions of Director of the Women's Studies Program and Assistant Dean of Arts and Sciences.
Abstract This series fills 9 boxes of material consisting of Robert H. Strotz's tenure at Northwestern University's Economics Department. Most of the material is concentrated between 1962-1969. The collection's time period also concurs with Strotz's tenure as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, 1965-1970. Files on conferences and lectures, general correspondence, graduate students, course materials, book and manuscript reviews, and site visits to other educational institutions on behalf of the HEW...
Abstract The papers of Harold F. Williamson, Sr. fill seven boxes, and span the years 1926 to 1987. They illustrate the process of writing business histories, from proposal to publication, and the teaching of economic history over six decades from the 1920's into the 1970's. These materials are divided into seven broad categories: biographical materials, education, correspondence, teaching files, speeches and presentations, associations and organizations, and publications.