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Wesley Clair Mitchell

Wesley Clair MitchellBorn: 5-Aug-1874
Birthplace: Rushville, IL
Died: 29-Oct-1948
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Business Cycles

Wife: Lucy Sprague (educator, b. 1878, m. 1912, until his death, d. 1967)

    University: PhD, University of Chicago (1899)
    Professor: University of Chicago (1899-02)
    Professor: Economics, University of California at Berkeley (1902-12)
    Professor: Columbia University (1913-19)
    Professor: New School for Social Research (1919-21)
    Professor: Columbia University (1922-44)

    US Official National Resources Board (1934-35)
    US Official National Planning Board (1933)
    US War Industries Board Chief, Price Section (WWI)
    National Bureau of Economic Research Director of Research (1920-45)
    American Economic Association President (1923-24)

Author of books:
A History of Greenbacks (1903, economics)
Gold Prices and Wages Under the Greenback Standard (1908, economics)
Business Cycles (1913, economics)
Business Cycles: The Problem and Its Setting (1927, economics)
The Backward Art of Spending Money (1937, economics)
Measuring Business Cycles (1946, economics, with Arthur F. Burns)
What Happens During Business Cycles (1951, economics)


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