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Charles Oscar HARDY

economist

Charles Oscar HARDY, economist. Vice-President, Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City.

Background

HARDY, Charles Oscar was born in 1884 in Island City, Missouri, United States of America.

Education

Bachelor of Arts University Ottawa, 1904. Doctor of Philosophy University Chicago, 1916.

Career

Mathematician who brought a meticulous concern for accuracy to economic questions. His best-known contribution was on the question of gold, where he argued that there was too much gold available, and that this permitted an undue volume of credit expansion. Whilst at Brookings he was a frequent adviser to government.

Professor, University Ottawa, Kansas, 1910-1918. Lector, University Chicago, 1918-1922. Professor, University Iowa, 1922-1924.

Member, Research Staff, Brookings Institute, Institution.

Achievements

  • Vice-President, Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City.

Works

Connections

child:
Margaret Ruth (Mrs Hardy