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Harry Jerome

economist

Harry Jerome, American economist.

Background

Jerome, Harry was born on March 7, 1886 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States. Son of Moses and Sarah Amanda (Brakey) Jerome.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Omaha, 1912. Master of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1915, Doctor of Philosophy., 1918.

Career

Adopted children—Richard Francis, Margaret Lois. Instructor history and economics, University of Omaha, 1912-1914. Assistant in economics, University of Wisconsin, 1914-1915.

Instructor, 1915-1919, assistant professor, 1920-1923, associate professor, 1925-1926, professor, since 1926, department chairman, 1931-1936. District assessor of incomes, Wisconsin Tax Commission, 1919-1920. Director productivity survey National Research Project, 1936-1937.

Director National bureau of Economics Research.

Works

  • Author: Statistical Method, 1924. Migration and Business Cycles, 1926. Mechanization in Industry, 1934.

Connections

Married Gladys Walker Solomon, August 12, 1913.

father:
Moses Jerome

mother:
Sarah Amanda (Brakey) Jerome

spouse:
Gladys Walker Solomon