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policy analyst

Alvin Jay Harman, American policy analyst. member faculty Rand Graduate Institute, since 1971. Honorary Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1964; Member American Economic Association, Econometric Society, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

Harman, Alvin Jay was born on January 15, 1943 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry Horace and Rose Gloria (Liff) Harman.

Education

Student University California, Berkeley, 1960-1962. Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1968.

Career

Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1964. Economist/project leader Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 1968-1981, program director research/development, 1972-1975. President DL & T Industries, Inc., Santa Monica, since 1978.

Research scholar International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, 1980-1981. Consultant University of California at Los Angeles, University Western Ontario, National Science Foundation. Member faculty Rand Graduate Institute, since 1971.

Honorary Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1964. National Science Foundation graduate fellow, 1964-1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Complex Metropolis, 1968. International Computer Industry, 1971. System Acquisition Strategies, 1971.

      Subjective Assessment of Technological Advancement, 1975. Defense Industrial Planning, 1978, others. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Designer international collaborative science research network INNOVNET.

Membership

Member faculty Rand Graduate Institute, since 1971. Honorary Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1964. Member American Economic Association, Econometric Society, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Hermine Ziskin, June 23, 1978. Children– Jason Lee, Daniel Scott, Jason Z. Mathematics.

father:
Harry Horace Harman

mother:
Rose Gloria (Liff) Harman

spouse:
Hermine Ziskin

children:
Jason Lee Harman

Daniel Scott Harman

Jason Z. Math Harman