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Carter Goodrich

economist

Carter Goodrich, American economist. award University Mich.

Background

Goodrich, Carter was born on May 10, 1897 in Plainfield, New Jersey, United States. Son of Review Charles Lyman and Jeannette Margaret (Carter) Goodrich.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1918, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1921.

Career

Barbara Nielsen (Mistress Stuart H. Schulberg), Laurance Villers. Hitchcock fellow and member of faculty Amherst College, 1919, 1921-1924, faculty University of Michigan, 1924-1931. Professor economics Columbia, 1931-1963, professor emeritus, after 1963.

Mellon professor of history U. Pittsburgh, after 1963. Executive officer department economics, Columbia, 1946-1949, representative graduate school business at University of Buenos Aires, 1961-1962. Sidney Hillman Foundation lecturer, Cornell University, 1955.

Director study of population distribution, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1934-1936. Consultant Resettlement Administration, 1936, Social Security Board, 1937. United States Labor Commissioner, Geneva, Switzerland, 1936-1937, 1938-1940.

United States Government member, governing body International Labor Office, 1936-1946, chairman, 1939-1945. Member United States government delegate, International Labor Conference, 1937, 38, 39, 41, 44, 45. Member of the delegation on economic depressions, League of Nations, 1938-1945.

Special assistant to American Ambassador to Great Britain, 1941. Chairman preparatory committee and program director United Nations Science Conference on the Conservation and Utilization of Resources, 1948-1949. Consultant United Nations, 1948-1951.

Special representative of Secretary-General United Nations in Bolivia, 1952-1953. Chief United Nations Economic Survey Mission, Viet Nam, 1955-1956. Advisory committee Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, 1966-1969.

Henry Russell award University of Michigan, 1926. Order of Condor of the Andes (Bolivia), 1953.

Works

  • Author several books including. The Frontier of Control, 1920. Government Promotion of American Canals and Railroads, 1960.

    Senior author: Migration and Economic Opportunity, 1936. Canals and American Economic Development, 1961. Editor: The Government and the Economy, 1783-1861, 1967.

    Contributor journals, Encyclopedia Social Sciences.

Membership

Member, governing body International Labor Office, 1936-1946, chairman, 1939-1945. Member United States government delegate, International Labor Conference, 1937, 38, 39, 41, 44, 45. Member of the delegation on economic depressions, League of Nations, 1938-1945.

Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member American Philosophical Society (councillor 1956-1959), American Economics Association (board editors, 1931-1934, Executive Committee 1937-1940, vice president 1946). Academy Political Science, Council on Foreign Relations, Economics History Association (president 1954-1956), Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Clubs: Century. Adirondack Mountain.

Connections

Married Florence Perry Nielsen, August 4, 1921. Children: Janet Carter (Mistress.

father:
Review Charles Lyman Goodrich

mother:
Jeannette Margaret (Carter) Goodrich

spouse:
Florence Perry Nielsen

child:
Janet Carter (Mrs Goodrich