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    “Public Finance, including the Theory and Methods of Taxation” was a course open to both undergraduate and graduate students at Harvard (though the published course announcement explicitly advised that graduate students should instead take the corresponding course in the graduate program, Economics 31). Public finance along with early economic doctrines were regularly taught

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    Charles Jesse Bullock taught history of economics and public finance at Harvard during the first third of the twentieth century. This posting contains the course announcement for 1914-15, enrollment figures, and the final examination questions for his graduate course on the early history of economics through classical economics. This information comes from three different sources,

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    Charles Jesse Bullock taught public finance and the history of economics at Harvard during the first third of the twentieth century. This posting contains the course announcement, enrollment figures, and the final examination questions for his graduate course in public finance from 1914-15. The information come from three different sources, all of which are available

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5 months ago

    This posting merges information from three sources: brief course descriptions from the annual course announcement published for the Division of History, Government and Economics for the academic year 1913-14 in the Harvard Register; final examination questions published by Harvard in June 1914; and the mid-year (i.e. February) examination questions for two courses taught by

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  From the Harvard archive’s collection of final examinations I have transcribed the final examination for Charles J. Bullock’s Public Finance Course from June 1916. The course readings were transcribed for an earlier posting. A brief note on Bullock is found over at The History of Economic Thought website. _____________________________   Enrollment 8. Professor Bullock—Public

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    This posting lists the five graduate students in economics who took their subject examinations for the Ph.D. at Harvard from March 12 through May 21, 1908. The examination committee members, academic history, general and specific subjects are provided along with the doctoral thesis subject, when declared. Lists for 1903-04, 1904-05, 1905-06, 1907-08, 1915-16, and 1926-27 were posted previously. In the same archival box one finds lists

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9 months ago

  This posting lists the five graduate students in economics who took their subject examinations for the Ph.D. at Harvard from March 12 through May 21, 1908. The examination committee members, academic history, general and specific subjects are provided along with the doctoral thesis subject, when declared. Lists for 1903-04, 1904-05, 1905-06, 1915-16, and 1926-27 were posted previously. In the same archival box one finds lists for

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    With the retirements of Charles J. Bullock and Frank W. Taussig in 1935 Edward H. Chamberlin saw his opportunity to start to break out of his designated field box “government and industry” and into “theory”. We have here a letter that Chamberlin wrote to the head of the economics department, Harold H. Burbank.

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10 months ago

    This posting lists six graduate students in economics who took their subject examinations for the Ph.D. at Harvard from April 4 through May 23, 1907, apparently the entire 1906-07 Ph.D. examination cohort. The examination committee members, academic history, general and specific subjects are provided along with the doctoral thesis subject, when declared. Lists for 1903-04, 1904-05, 1915-16, and 1926-27 were posted previously. In

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