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Neil Herman Jacoby

Neil Herman Jacoby, Canadian economist. member research advisory board Committee for Economics Development, 1942-1948,; Member American Economics Association, Royal Economics Society, National Tax Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Pi Gamma Museum; Clubs.

Background

  • Jacoby, Neil Herman was born on September 19, 1909 in Dundurn, Saskatchewan, Canada. Son of Herman Reynold and Christina (MacMillan) Jacoby.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1930, naturalized, 1937. Bachelor of Arts, University Saskatchewan, 1930, Doctor of Laws, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1938.

    Career

    • Supervisor legal and research divisions State Department Finance, 1933-1936. Chairman Saskatchewan Taxation Commission, 1936. Manager research department Lawrence Stern & Company, Chicago, 1937.

      Assistant professor finance University of Chicago, 1938-1940, associate professor, 1940-1942, professor, secretary, 1942-1948, vice president, 1945-1948. Professor, bus and economics policy dean University of California Graduate School Business Administration, Los Angeles, 1948-1968, Armand Hammer professor business econs, and policy, 1968-1979. consultant Rand Corporation, 1951-1961. Chairman Illinois Emergency Relief Commission, 1940-1941.

      Member research advisory board Committee for Economics Development, 1942-1948, member research staff National Bureau Economics Research, 1940-1945. Member Pres’s Council Economics Advisors, 1953-1955. United States representative Economics and Social Council United Nations, from 1957. director Occidental Petroleum Corporation, 1959-1979. chairman, member Executive Committee 2nd audit committee.

      1972-1979; head United States Aid Evaluation Mission to Taiwan, 1965. Chairman President’s Task Force on Economics Growth, 1969. Public member The Pay Board, 1971-1973.

    Works

    • Author books including: (with R.J. Saulnier) Business Finance and Banking, 1946. Can Prosperity Be Sustained, 1956. United States Aid to Taiwan, 1966.

      European Economics: East and West, 1967. Corporate Power and Social Responsibility, 1973. Multitudinal Oil, 1974.

      Bribery and Extortion in World Business, 1977.

    Membership

    Member research advisory board Committee for Economics Development, 1942-1948. Member American Economics Association, Royal Economics Society, National Tax Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Pi Gamma Museum.

    Connections

    • Married Clair Gruhn, December 23, 1933. Children: Neil Herman, Christina.
    • father: Herman Reynold Jacoby
    • mother: Christina (MacMillan) Jacoby
    • spouse: Clair Gruhn
    • children: Neil Herman Jacoby
    • Christina Jacoby
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    Born September 19, 1909
    Died March 31, 1979
    (aged 69)
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