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Carter Goodrich

Carter Goodrich, American economist. award University Mich.

Background

  • Goodrich, Carter was born on May 10, 1897 in Plainfield, New Jersey, United States. Son of Review Charles Lyman and Jeannette Margaret (Carter) Goodrich.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1918, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1921.

    Career

    • Barbara Nielsen (Mistress Stuart H. Schulberg), Laurance Villers. Hitchcock fellow and member of faculty Amherst College, 1919, 1921-1924, faculty University of Michigan, 1924-1931. Professor economics Columbia, 1931-1963, professor emeritus, after 1963.

      Mellon professor of history U. Pittsburgh, after 1963. Executive officer department economics, Columbia, 1946-1949, representative graduate school business at University of Buenos Aires, 1961-1962. Sidney Hillman Foundation lecturer, Cornell University, 1955.

      Director study of population distribution, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1934-1936. Consultant Resettlement Administration, 1936, Social Security Board, 1937. United States Labor Commissioner, Geneva, Switzerland, 1936-1937, 1938-1940.

      United States Government member, governing body International Labor Office, 1936-1946, chairman, 1939-1945. Member United States government delegate, International Labor Conference, 1937, 38, 39, 41, 44, 45. Member of the delegation on economic depressions, League of Nations, 1938-1945.

      Special assistant to American Ambassador to Great Britain, 1941. Chairman preparatory committee and program director United Nations Science Conference on the Conservation and Utilization of Resources, 1948-1949. Consultant United Nations, 1948-1951.

      Special representative of Secretary-General United Nations in Bolivia, 1952-1953. Chief United Nations Economic Survey Mission, Viet Nam, 1955-1956. Advisory committee Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, 1966-1969.

      Henry Russell award University of Michigan, 1926. Order of Condor of the Andes (Bolivia), 1953.

    Works

    • Author several books including. The Frontier of Control, 1920. Government Promotion of American Canals and Railroads, 1960.

      Senior author: Migration and Economic Opportunity, 1936. Canals and American Economic Development, 1961. Editor: The Government and the Economy, 1783-1861, 1967.

      Contributor journals, Encyclopedia Social Sciences.

    Membership

    Member, governing body International Labor Office, 1936-1946, chairman, 1939-1945. Member United States government delegate, International Labor Conference, 1937, 38, 39, 41, 44, 45. Member of the delegation on economic depressions, League of Nations, 1938-1945.

    Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member American Philosophical Society (councillor 1956-1959), American Economics Association (board editors, 1931-1934, Executive Committee 1937-1940, vice president 1946). Academy Political Science, Council on Foreign Relations, Economics History Association (president 1954-1956), Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Clubs: Century. Adirondack Mountain.

    Connections

    • Married Florence Perry Nielsen, August 4, 1921. Children: Janet Carter (Mistress.
    • father: Review Charles Lyman Goodrich
    • mother: Jeannette Margaret (Carter) Goodrich
    • spouse: Florence Perry Nielsen
    • child: Janet Carter (Mrs Goodrich
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