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Jacob Harry HOLLANDER, economist. President, American Economic Association, 1921.


  • HOLLANDER, Jacob Harry was born in 1871 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy Johns Hopkins University, 1881, 1894.


    • A great collector and publisher of material on the history of economics, he also served in numerous official positions and wrote on economic theory. His government work included reforming the revenue system of Puerto Rico and advising the government of Santo Domingo on its public debt. He also was an official arbitrator in various labour disputes.

      His contributions to Ricardo scholarship are considerable and he initiated a famous series of Reprints of Economic Tracts in 1903. Association Professor, Professor, Johns Hopkins University, 1894-1940.

    Major achievements

    • President, American Economic Association, 1921.


    • David Ricardo: A Centenary Estimate
    • This work consists of three lectures, delivered at Harvard University in the spring of 1910, to mark the centenary anniversary of the appearance of Ricardo's first important publication, The High Price of Bullion, a Proof of the Depreciation of Bank Notes.
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    Died 1940
    (aged 69)


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    • Relatives
      • Meyer Hollander
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