logo logo

Harvey Alden Wooster

Harvey Alden Wooster, American economist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Economic Association, Economics History Association, American Association University professors, Phi Beta Kappa. Indiana.

Background

  • Wooster, Harvey Alden was born on February 16, 1886 in Winsted, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frederick Lewis and Ellen Elizabeth (Harvey) Wooster.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1909, A.M., 1910. Doctor of Philosophy., Yale, 1916.

    Career

    • Assistant in experimental psychology, Wesleyan University, 1909-1910. Instructor economics, DePauw University, 1911-1912, Yale, 1912-1916. Assistant professor economics University of Missouri, 1916-1919.

      Professor and head department of economics, Tufts College 1919-1923. Professor and head department of economics O College, 1923-1951. Research specialist in economics history with Ordinance Department United States Army, Washington, July-August 1918.

      Species expert in unemployment, United States Tariff Commission, July-August 1921. Visiting professor economics, Tufts College, 1930-1931. Director Massachusetts Special Commision on Stabilization of Employment, 1931-1932.

      President social science section, Ohio College Association, 1933-1935.

    Works

    • Author of Fluctuations in Employment in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, 1923-1928. Co-author: Toward International Organization. Contributor to economic and educational journals Lecturer on economics and allied topics.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Economic Association, Economics History Association, American Association University professors, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Enola Ward, June 25, 1912. Children: Enola Elizabeth, Alden Frederick, Ward Harvey.
    • father: Frederick Lewis Wooster
    • mother: Ellen Elizabeth (Harvey) Wooster
    • spouse: Enola Ward
    • children: Enola Elizabeth Wooster
    • Alden Frederick Wooster
    • Ward Harvey Wooster
    See on larger map
    Born February 16, 1886
    Nationality