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Paul Webbink

economist

Paul Webbink, American economist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Statistical Association, American Economics Association, Industrial Relations Research Association Beta Kappa.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

Webbink, Paul was born on September 12, 1903 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of George William and Sophie (Lindenmeyer) Webbink.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1925, graduate work, 1925-1926. Graduate work Robert Brookings Graduate School, 1926-1928.

Career

Secretary bureau of Government University of Michigan, 1924-1926. Research assistant United States Senator LaFollette, 1927-1933. Also on staff Editorial Research Reports Inc., Washington, 1928-1932.

Assistant statistician to assistant director research, statistics, finance Federal Emergency Relief Administration, 1933-1936, director research Committee Social Security, 1936-1943. Head Washington office Social Science Research Council, 1943-1948, vice president, 1948-1970. Consultant government war manpower agencies, 1941-1945.

Membership

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Statistical Association, American Economics Association, Industrial Relations Research Association Beta Kappa. Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Connections

Married Gladys R. Friedman, April. Children: Jane Barbara, Douglas William.

father:
George William Webbink

mother:
Sophie (Lindenmeyer) Webbink

spouse:
Gladys R. Friedman

children:
Jane Barbara Webbink

Douglas William Webbink