Applied economist, whose move from Cambridge to Birmingham enabled him to pursue research in the organisation of trade and industry and, as Dean, to foster a broad, interdisciplinary approach in the Faculty of Commerce and Social Sciences. He had an important role in the postwar reconstruction and subsequent planning of the West Midlands region of England. Lector, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1921-1929.
Professor Com., Dean Com. and Social Sciences, University Birmingham, 1929-1955, 1947-1950.