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Robert Aaron GORDON

Robert Aaron GORDON, economist.


  • GORDON, Robert Aaron was born in 1908 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Johns Hopkins University, 1928. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy Harvard University, 1931, 1934.


    • Wrote extensively on industrial organisation and the theory of business cycles in the postwar period. Instructor, Harvard University, 1931-1938. Assistant Professor, Association Professor, Professor, Professor Emeritus, University California Berkeley, 1938-1940,1940-1947,1947-1976, 1976-1978.

    Major achievements

    • Officer, United States Combined Raw Materials Board, 1942-1945, Research Advisory Board, Committee Economics Development, 1954-1958,1960-1963. Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1956-1957. Board of Directors, National Bureau of Economie Research, New York, New York, United States of America, 1961-1976.

      Chairman, United States President's Committee Employment and Unemployment Statistics, 1961-1962. Member, National Task Force Economics Education, 1960-1961. Vice-President, Distinguished Fellow, President, American Economic Association, 1950-1952, 1972, 1975.

      Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Gamma Sigma.
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    Born 1908
    Died 1978
    (aged 70)