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Edwin Clyde Robbins

Edwin Clyde Robbins, American economist. Fellow in economics, Columbia, 1912-1914; Member American Economics Association, Delta Sigma Rho, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

  • Robbins, Edwin Clyde was born on June 19, 1883 in Rockford, Iowa, United States. Son of Arthur and Eva (Moore) Robbins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, State University of Iowa, 1910, Master of Arts, 1912. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia University, 1915.

    Career

    • Fellow in economics, Columbia, 1912-1914. Instructor economics and sociology, Mt, Holyoke College, 1914-1915. Assistant professor economics and sociology, University of Oregon, 1915-1917.

      Assistant professor economics, University of Minnesota, 1917-1919. Assistant director Bureau Civilian Relief, Central Division, American Red Cross, in charge education, 1918-1919. Professor economics, 1919-1920, dean School of Business Administration, 1920-1929, University of Oregon.

      Investigator for United States Coal Commission, 1923. Lecturer on industrial management, 1927-1928, professor industrial management since 1928, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard.

    Works

    • Author: High School Debate Book, 1914. Railroad Conductors, 1914. Industrial Management, A Case Book (with F. E. Folts), 1932.

      Introduction to Industrial Management (with same), 1933.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Fellow in economics, Columbia, 1912-1914. Member American Economics Association, Delta Sigma Rho, Beta Gamma Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Hyde Mossman, October 11, 1913 (died 1926). Married second, Evelyn H. Schenck, July 14, 1927 (died 1927).
    • father: Arthur Robbins
    • mother: Eva (Moore) Robbins
    • spouses: Helen Hyde Mossman
    • Evelyn H. Schenck
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    Born June 19, 1883
    Died March 12, 1947
    (aged 63)
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