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Robert Aaron GORDON

economist

Robert Aaron GORDON, economist.

Background

GORDON, Robert Aaron was born in 1908 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Johns Hopkins University, 1928. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy Harvard University, 1931, 1934.

Career

Wrote extensively on industrial organisation and the theory of business cycles in the postwar period. Instructor, Harvard University, 1931-1938. Assistant Professor, Association Professor, Professor, Professor Emeritus, University California Berkeley, 1938-1940,1940-1947,1947-1976, 1976-1978.

Achievements

  • Officer, United States Combined Raw Materials Board, 1942-1945, Research Advisory Board, Committee Economics Development, 1954-1958,1960-1963. Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1956-1957. Board of Directors, National Bureau of Economie Research, New York, New York, United States of America, 1961-1976.

    Chairman, United States President's Committee Employment and Unemployment Statistics, 1961-1962. Member, National Task Force Economics Education, 1960-1961. Vice-President, Distinguished Fellow, President, American Economic Association, 1950-1952, 1972, 1975.

    Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Gamma Sigma.

Works