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Thomas Aldrich FINNEGAN

economist

Thomas Aldrich FINNEGAN, economist in the field of Labour Force; Labour Market Studies, Wages, Employment; Labour Management Relations. Executive Board, Vice-President, Southern Economic Association, USA, 1972-1974, 1978; Lawrence R. Klein Award, United States Department Labor, 1972; Ellen Gregg Ingalls Award Excellence in Teaching, Vanderbilt University, 1975; Nominating Committee, American Economic Association, 1983.

Background

FINNEGAN, Thomas Aldrich was born in 1929 in Long Beach, California, United States of America.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Claremont Men’s College, 1951. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy University Chicago, 1953, 1960.

Career

Assistant Professor of Economics, Visiting Senior Research Economics, Princeton University, 1960-1964, 1971. Association Professor of Economics, Vanderbilt University, 1965-1970. Professor of Economics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, since 1970.

Editorial Board, Southern Economic Journal, 1968-1970.

Achievements

  • Executive Board, Vice-President, Southern Economic Association, USA, 1972-1974, 1978. Lawrence R. Klein Award, United States Department Labor, 1972. Ellen Gregg Ingalls Award Excellence in Teaching, Vanderbilt University, 1975.

    Nominating Committee, American Economic Association, 1983.

Views

Empirical studies of labour supply in the United States of America, including an early analysis of crosssectional differences in hours of work, extensive research with W. G. Bowen on the economics of labour force participation, and recent work on the measurement, behaviour, and classification of discouraged workers.