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James Gerald Smith

James Gerald Smith, American economist. Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Association, American Association of University professors.

Background

  • Smith, James Gerald was born on February 13, 1897 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of John G. and Sigrid (Miller) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1920, A.M., 1922, Doctor of Philosophy., 1926.

    Career

    • Instructor in economics Princeton University, 1922-1927, assistant professor, 1928-1932, associate professor, 1932-1938, professor since 1938. Instructor American Institute Banking, Trenton, 1928-1930. Investigator Princeton Survey of Administration and Expenditures of State Government of New Jersey, 1932-1933.

    Works

    • Author: Development of Trust Companies in the United States, 1928. Facing the Facts (with others), 1932. The New York Money Market (with B. H. Beckhart), 1932.

      Economic Planning and the Tariff, 1934. Elementary Statistics, 1934. Introduction to Economic Analysis (with A. M. McIsaac), 1936.

      Essential Economic Principles (with A. M. McIsaac), 1941. Money Credit and Finance (with G. F. Luthringer and D. C. Cline), 1937. Elementary Statistics and Applications (with A. J. Duncan), 1944.

      Sampling Statistics and Applications (with A. J. Duncan), 1946. Editor: Facing the Facts, 1932. Economics and Social Institutions, 1938.

      Contributor articles to financial and economics jours.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Association, American Association of University professors.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy H. Zapf, June 29, 1922. Children: Barbara Jean, Leila Annual.
    • father: John G. Smith
    • mother: Sigrid (Miller) Smith
    • spouse: Dorothy H. Zapf
    • children: Barbara Jean Smith
    • Leila Ann Smith
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    Born February 13, 1897
    Died November 28, 1946
    (aged 49)
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