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Corwin D. Edwards

Corwin D. Edwards, American educator, economist, editor. Recipient Rhodes scholarship University of Oxford, Rhodes-Clay scholarship U. Missouri; Citation of Merit, U. Missouri, 1969; Veblen-Commons award Association for Evolutionary Economics, 1978.

Background

  • Edwards, Corwin D. was born on November 1, 1901 in Nevada, Missouri, United States. Son of Granville Dennis and Ida May (Moore) Edwards.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Missouri, 1920, Bachelor of Journalism, 1921. Bachelor of Letters, Oxford (England) University, 1924. Doctor of Philosophy., Cornell Univercity, 1928.

    Career

    • Instructor economics Cornell Univercity, 1924-1926. From instructor to associate professor economics Washington Square College, New York University, 1926-1933. Economist, chief price section, assistant director and technical director Consumers Advisory Board, NRA, 1933-1935, coordinator trades practice studies section, div. review, 1935-1936.

      Principal economist div. industrial economics, President’s Committee Industrial Analysis, 1936. Economics adviser, assistant chief economist Federal Trade Commission, 1937-1939. Economics consultant, chairman policy board anti-trust div.

      Department Justice, 1939-1944. Chief staff American Technology Mission to Brazil, 1942-1943. Head Mission Japanese Combines, 1946.

      Consultant Department State, 1943-1948. Professor economics Northwestern University, 1944-1948. Director bureau industrial economics Federal Trade Commission, 1948-1953.

      Pitt professor American Institutions, Cambridge (England) University, 1953-1954. Professor economics University of Virginia, 1954-1955. Professor government and business University of Chicago, 1955-1963.

      Professor economics U. Oregon, 1963-1971. Member United States delegate Economic and Social Council (of the United Nations), 1951, representative on ad hoc committee, 1952-1953. Member Consumers Advisory Council, 1967-1969.

      Member commission on legal aspects of computerized information systems, 1971-1972.

    Works

    • Author: Economic and Political Aspects of International Cartels, 1944. Maintaining Competition, 1949. Big Business and the Policy of Competition, 1956.

      The Price Discrimination Law, 1959. Cartelization in Western Europe, 1964. Trade Regulations Overseas, 1966.

      Control of Cartels and Monopolies, an International Comparison, 1967. Studies of Foreign Competition Policy and Practice, Vol. I, The United States, 1976.

      American Antitrust Policy Toward Conduct by Powerful Enterprises, 1977. Co-author: Economic Behavior, 1931. Economic Problems in a Changing World, 1939.

      A Cartel Policy for the United Nations, 1945. Report of Mission on Japanese Combines, 1946. Foreign editor Antitrust bulletin, 1970-1978.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member United States delegate Economic and Social Council (of the United Nations), 1951, representative on ad hoc committee, 1952-1953. Member Consumers Advisory Council, 1967-1969. Member commission on legal aspects of computerized information systems, 1971-1972.

    Member American Economics Association Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Morris Ward, December 20, 1924.; married second, Gertrud Greig, February 15, 1948. Children: Ward Dennis, Corinne Jennifer.
    • father: Granville Dennis Edwards
    • mother: Ida May (Moore) Edwards
    • spouses: Janet Morris Ward
    • Gertrud Greig
    • children: Ward Dennis Edwards
    • Corinne Jennifer Edwards
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    Born November 1, 1901
    Died April 20, 1979
    (aged 77)
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