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Charles Jesse BULLOCK

economist

Charles Jesse BULLOCK, economist. Fellow, A A AS.

Background

BULLOCK, Charles Jesse was born in 1869 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Education

Bachelor of Arts University Boston, 1889. Doctor of Philosophy University Wisconsin, 1895.

Career

His Quarterly Journal of Economics paper of 1902, positing a general law of variation of productive forces, is an important contribution to the theory of substitution, then a neglected field despite Marshall’s work on it. He presided over the Harvard University Committee, on Economics Research, which owes its fame to the development of the ‘three curve barometer’ as an indicator of turning points in the business cycle. Instructor Economics, Cornell University, 1895-1899.

Professor, Williams College, 1899-1903. Professor of Economics, Harvard University, 1903-1935.

Achievements

  • Fellow, A A AS.

Works

Connections

spouse:
Helena M. Smith