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Harvey Alden Wooster

economist.

Harvey Alden Wooster, American economist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Economic Association, Economics History Association, American Association University professors, Phi Beta Kappa. Indiana.

Background

Wooster, Harvey Alden was born on February 16, 1886 in Winsted, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frederick Lewis and Ellen Elizabeth (Harvey) Wooster.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1909, A.M., 1910. Doctor of Philosophy., Yale, 1916.

Career

Assistant in experimental psychology, Wesleyan University, 1909-1910. Instructor economics, DePauw University, 1911-1912, Yale, 1912-1916. Assistant professor economics University of Missouri, 1916-1919.

Professor and head department of economics, Tufts College 1919-1923. Professor and head department of economics O College, 1923-1951. Research specialist in economics history with Ordinance Department United States Army, Washington, July-August 1918.

Species expert in unemployment, United States Tariff Commission, July-August 1921. Visiting professor economics, Tufts College, 1930-1931. Director Massachusetts Special Commision on Stabilization of Employment, 1931-1932.

President social science section, Ohio College Association, 1933-1935.

Works

  • Author of Fluctuations in Employment in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, 1923-1928. Co-author: Toward International Organization. Contributor to economic and educational journals Lecturer on economics and allied topics.

Membership

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Economic Association, Economics History Association, American Association University professors, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Enola Ward, June 25, 1912. Children: Enola Elizabeth, Alden Frederick, Ward Harvey.

father:
Frederick Lewis Wooster

mother:
Ellen Elizabeth (Harvey) Wooster

spouse:
Enola Ward

children:
Enola Elizabeth Wooster

Alden Frederick Wooster

Ward Harvey Wooster