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Carson Samuel Duncan

economist

Carson Samuel Duncan, American economist. Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Assn, Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Cosmos.

Background

Duncan, Carson Samuel was born on August 25, 1879 in Crawford County, Illinois, United States. Son of John Calvin and Sarah Jane (Martin) Duncan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wabash College, 1901. A.M., Columbia, 1905. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1913.

Career

Professor English, Ohio State University, 1906-1914. Assistant professor marketing University of Chicago, 1915-1918. Statistical expert American Shipping Mission, London, England., 1918-1919, United States Shipping Board, 1918-1919.

At Peace Conference, Paris, 1919. Chief investigator, National Industrial Conference Board, 1919-1921. Director bureau of Research, Southern Wholesale Grocers’ Association, 1921-1922.

Economist, Association American R.Rs., 1922.

Works

  • Author: Argumentation (with other), 1910. Commercial Reearch, 1919. Marketing—Its Problems and Methods, 1920.

    A National Transportation Policy, 1936. Retired, 1949.

Membership

Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Assn, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Cosmos.

Connections

Married Beatrice H. Sheets, August 29, 1915. Children: Hugh Scott, Roderick Martin.

father:
John Calvin Duncan

mother:
Sarah Jane (Martin) Duncan

spouse:
Beatrice H. Sheets

children:
Hugh Scott Duncan

Roderick Martin Duncan