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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 the Greenbacks: With Special Reference to the Economic Consequences of Their Issue, 1862-65 (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: And Other Essays (1937, economics)
Measuring Business Cycles (1946, economics)
What Happens During Business Cycles? A Progress Report (1951, economics)

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