Simon Nelson PATTEN, economist. President, American Economic Association, 1908.
PATTEN, Simon Nelson was born in 1852 in Sandwich, Illinois, United States of America.
Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy University Halle, Germany, 1878.
Social philosopher who never limited himself to the traditional field of economic inquiry. Frequently in
volved in intellectual controversy, but his ability to stimulate discussion made him a very successful teacher. He favoured protectionism and nationalism in economic policy.
Schoolteacher, 1882-1888. Professor Polit Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1888-1917.
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