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Arthur F. Burns

AKA Arthur Frank Burns

Born: 27-Apr-1904
Birthplace: Stanyslaviv, Galicia, Austria
Died: 6-Jun-1987
Location of death: Baltimore, MD
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist, Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chairman of the Federal Reserve, 1970-78

Wife: (m., two children)

    University: BA, Columbia University (1925)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1925)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1934)
    Professor: Economics, Rutgers University (past)
    Professor: Economics, Columbia University (emeritus, 1969-)
    Professor: Distinguished Professional Lecturer, Georgetown University (1978-)

    US Ambassador to Germany (1981-85)
    US Federal Reserve Chairman (1970-78)
    US Official Counsellor to the President (1969-70)
    US Council of Economic Advisers Chairman (1953-56)
    American Enterprise Institute Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence (1978-81)
    National Bureau of Economic Research Honorary Chairman
    National Bureau of Economic Research (1930-69)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Naturalized US Citizen (1914)

Is the subject of books:
Economist in an Uncertain World: Arthur F. Burns and the Federal Reserve, 1970-78, 1994, BY: Wyatt C. Wells
Arthur Burns and the Successor Generation: Selected Writings of and About Arthur Burns, 1988, BY: Hans N. Tuch

Author of books:
Production Trends in the United States since 1870 (1934, economics)
Measuring Business Cycles (1946, economics, with Wesley Clair Mitchell)
Economic Research and The Keynesian Thinking of our Times (1946, economics)
The Cumulation of Economic Knowledge (1948, economics)
Wesley Mitchell and The National Bureau (1949, economics)
Wesley Clair Mitchell: The Economic Scientist (1952, biography)
The Instability Of Consumer Spending (1952, economics)
Business Cycle Research and the Needs of Our Times (1953, economics)
The Frontiers of Economic Knowledge (1954, essays)
Prosperity Without Inflation (1957, economics)
The Management of Prosperity (1966, economics)
Full Employment, Guideposts and Economic Stability (1967, economics, with Paul Samuelson)
The Defense Sector and the American Economy (1968, economics, with Jakob K. Javits and Charles J. Burns)
The Business Cycle in a Changing World (1969, economics)
Reflections of an Economic Policy Maker: Speeches and Congressional Statements: 1968-1978 (1978, anthology)
The United States And Germany: A Vital Partnership (1986, political science)
The Ongoing Revolution in American Banking (1988, economics)

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