Log In

David Friday

economist.

David Friday, American economist. Member American Economic Association, National Tax Association, American Statistical Association, Michigan State Tax Association (director), ex-president), American Academy Political and Social Science, Royal Economics Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Friday, David was born on September 30, 1876 in Coloma, Michigan, United States. Son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Butzbach) Friday.

Education

Student Benton Harbor (Michigan) College, 1893-1895. Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1908.

Career

Instructor in economics, 1908-1912, professor, 1912-1916, secretary courses in commerce, 1913-1916, University of Michigan. Professor economics, 1916-1919, head of department, 1917-1919, New York University. Professor political economy, University of Michigan, 1919-1921.

President Michigan Agricultural College, 1921-1923. Professor of political economy, New School for Social Research, New York City, 1923-1925. Research and consultant economist since 1925.

Statistician for Michigan communications of Inquiry into Taxation, 1911. Valuation expert Michigan R.R. Commission, 1915. Statistical adviser to the United States Treasurer, 1918, to the United States Telephone and Telegraph Administration, 1919.

Director Overseas Securities Company.

Works

  • Author: Problems in Accounting, 1915. Readings in Economics, 1916. Profits, Wages and Prices, 1920.

Membership

Member American Economic Association, National Tax Association, American Statistical Association, Michigan State Tax Association (director), ex-president), American Academy Political and Social Science, Royal Economics Society, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Banker’s of America (New York).

Connections

Married Florence Knowlton Middaugh, January 2, 1930.

father:
Jacob Friday

mother:
Elizabeth (Butzbach) Friday

spouse:
Florence Knowlton Middaugh