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economist

Arthur Robert BURNS, economist.

Background

BURNS, Arthur Robert was born in 1895 in London, England.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Doctor of Philosophy London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 1926, 1928.

Career

The Decline of Competition was a major influence in the United States of America in disseminating the theories of Chamberlin and Robinson in undergraduate teaching. After World War II, he turned increasingly to the subject of economic development, once again from the vantage point of institutionalism. Professor of Economics, Columbia University, New York City, 1933-1962.

Senior Adviser, United States Foreign Economics Administration, 1940-1945.