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Neil Herman Jacoby

economist.

Neil Herman Jacoby, Canadian economist. member research advisory board Committee for Economics Development, 1942-1948,; Member American Economics Association, Royal Economics Society, National Tax Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Pi Gamma Museum; Clubs.

Background

Jacoby, Neil Herman was born on September 19, 1909 in Dundurn, Saskatchewan, Canada. Son of Herman Reynold and Christina (MacMillan) Jacoby.

Education

Came to the United States, 1930, naturalized, 1937. Bachelor of Arts, University Saskatchewan, 1930, Doctor of Laws, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1938.

Career

Supervisor legal and research divisions State Department Finance, 1933-1936. Chairman Saskatchewan Taxation Commission, 1936. Manager research department Lawrence Stern & Company, Chicago, 1937.

Assistant professor finance University of Chicago, 1938-1940, associate professor, 1940-1942, professor, secretary, 1942-1948, vice president, 1945-1948. Professor, bus and economics policy dean University of California Graduate School Business Administration, Los Angeles, 1948-1968, Armand Hammer professor business econs, and policy, 1968-1979. consultant Rand Corporation, 1951-1961. Chairman Illinois Emergency Relief Commission, 1940-1941.

Member research advisory board Committee for Economics Development, 1942-1948, member research staff National Bureau Economics Research, 1940-1945. Member Pres’s Council Economics Advisors, 1953-1955. United States representative Economics and Social Council United Nations, from 1957. director Occidental Petroleum Corporation, 1959-1979. chairman, member Executive Committee 2nd audit committee.

1972-1979; head United States Aid Evaluation Mission to Taiwan, 1965. Chairman President’s Task Force on Economics Growth, 1969. Public member The Pay Board, 1971-1973.

Works

  • Author books including: (with R.J. Saulnier) Business Finance and Banking, 1946. Can Prosperity Be Sustained, 1956. United States Aid to Taiwan, 1966.

    European Economics: East and West, 1967. Corporate Power and Social Responsibility, 1973. Multitudinal Oil, 1974.

    Bribery and Extortion in World Business, 1977.

Membership

Member research advisory board Committee for Economics Development, 1942-1948. Member American Economics Association, Royal Economics Society, National Tax Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Pi Gamma Museum.

Connections

Married Clair Gruhn, December 23, 1933. Children: Neil Herman, Christina.

father:
Herman Reynold Jacoby

mother:
Christina (MacMillan) Jacoby

spouse:
Clair Gruhn

children:
Neil Herman Jacoby

Christina Jacoby