Another obituary for the series: Meet a Ph.D. Economist! Copeland apparently was the first to organize a collection of case studies that were later to became a hallmark of the Harvard Business School. Of particular value is the link I found to his history of the Harvard Business School that was published in 1958.
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The Special Collections Research Center of the University of Chicago Library is putting scans of records from the respective administrations of Presidents Harper, Judson and Burton (1869-1925) on-line (52 boxes of 91 boxes thus far!). For today’s posting I have transcribed the introduction and conclusions of a summary “of the most imperative needs of the Graduate
Basic training in graduate education in economics has been distilled into a trinity of microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. This tends to be taken for granted by most economics departments. However long before we ever got here, “political economy” or “economics” has coexisted with history, business, sociology and public affairs, perhaps each within a separate cubicle