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Edwin Clyde Robbins


Edwin Clyde Robbins, American economist. Fellow in economics, Columbia, 1912-1914; Member American Economics Association, Delta Sigma Rho, Beta Gamma Sigma.


Robbins, Edwin Clyde was born on June 19, 1883 in Rockford, Iowa, United States. Son of Arthur and Eva (Moore) Robbins.


Bachelor of Philosophy, State University of Iowa, 1910, Master of Arts, 1912. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia University, 1915.


Fellow in economics, Columbia, 1912-1914. Instructor economics and sociology, Mt, Holyoke College, 1914-1915. Assistant professor economics and sociology, University of Oregon, 1915-1917.

Assistant professor economics, University of Minnesota, 1917-1919. Assistant director Bureau Civilian Relief, Central Division, American Red Cross, in charge education, 1918-1919. Professor economics, 1919-1920, dean School of Business Administration, 1920-1929, University of Oregon.

Investigator for United States Coal Commission, 1923. Lecturer on industrial management, 1927-1928, professor industrial management since 1928, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard.


  • Author: High School Debate Book, 1914. Railroad Conductors, 1914. Industrial Management, A Case Book (with F. E. Folts), 1932.

    Introduction to Industrial Management (with same), 1933.


Fellow in economics, Columbia, 1912-1914. Member American Economics Association, Delta Sigma Rho, Beta Gamma Sigma.


Married Helen Hyde Mossman, October 11, 1913 (died 1926). Married second, Evelyn H. Schenck, July 14, 1927 (died 1927).

Arthur Robbins

Eva (Moore) Robbins

Helen Hyde Mossman

Evelyn H. Schenck