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COURSES IN ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL SCIENCE, AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. Amherst College Brown University Bryn Mawr College Columbia College Cornell University Harvard University Johns Hopkins University Indiana University University of Michigan University of Nebraska College of New Jersey (Princeton) University of Pennsylvania Smith College Vassar College Wellesley College Williams College Yale University   AMHERST

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We have here I think the first major extracurricular Summer Workshop in Economics for university graduates, post-docs and teachers of social studies and college instructors. Perhaps a dream-team of 1894 American economists (note the absence of Ely of Wisconsin, Taussig of Harvard and Laughlin of Chicago, though I don’t know if they might have been

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Some 103 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada provided useable answers to a survey of higher educational institutions having annual instructional salary budgets of over $45,000 (note assistant professors at the time cost about $2,000 per year) conducted by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Results were published in 1908

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The School of Political Science at Columbia University was divided into three groups of subjects: History and Political Philosophy, Public Law and Comparative Jurisprudence, and Economics and Social Science. Economics and Social Science comprised the two subject groups: Political Economy and Finance; Sociology and Statistics.  Seligman figured that of the approximately 135 graduate students specializing in economics in

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A listing of 22 U.S. graduate programs in economics judged by majority vote of a jury of 54 individuals (identified by name) to be adequately staffed and equipped for work leading to the doctorate in Economics. Eleven of those programs were designated to be “distinguished”. ________________________________ Excerpt from: American Council on Education. Report of Committee

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J. Laurence Laughlin was hired away from Cornell to build the Department of Political Economy at the University of Chicago that began operation in the academic year 1892-93. This proposal to expand Cornell’s own instructional and research work in political economy and finance is interesting as Laughlin’s vision of what it would take to go from

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This set of pictures was found in Box 2, Folder “Photographs” of the Franklin Henry Giddings papers, 1890-1931, Columbia University, Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Judging from the college/university affiliations given (about a two year window) and the fact that the Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association was held with Columbia College, New York

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In this posting we have a compilation of virtually all the graduate courses in economics (and sociology) offered at the major graduate schools in the U.S. at the end of the 19th century. Source  Barnard Brown BrynMawr California Chicago Columbia Cornell Harvard Hopkins Stanford Michigan Minnesota Missouri NYU Northwestern Pennsylvania Princeton Radcliffe Vanderbilt Wellesley WesternReserve

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