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    This posting provides information for four Harvard economics Ph.D. candidates: their respective academic backgrounds, the six subjects of their general examinations along with the names of the examiners, the subject of their special subject, thesis subject and advisor(s) (where available). ________________________________________   DIVISION OF HISTORY AND POLITICAL SCIENCE EXAMINATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF PH.D.

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    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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The mid-year exam (February 1923) for Thomas Nixon Carver’s course “Principles of Sociology” was transcribed from the Vernon Orval Watts papers at the Hoover Institution and posted earlier in Economics in the Rear-View Mirror. Today we can add a transcription of the final examination from June 1923 that comes from the Harvard archives. The syllabus for the course as given in 1917-18

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    Enrollment data and the course outline with reading assignments for Thomas Nixon Carver’s one-semester course “Economics of Agriculture” have been previously posted. We can add to this now the course description that comes from the History, Government and Economic Division’s 1917 announcements and also the final examination for the course from 1917-18. _____________________________ Course

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  For new visitors to Economics in the Rear-view Mirror and as a reminder to everyone else, Sociology was not a distinct department at Harvard until the 1930s but instead was one field taught within the economics department. Today’s posting provides the examination questions for the final examination in Thomas Nixon Carver’s course  “Principles of Sociology” from

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These examination questions from Thomas Nixon Carver’s course “The Single Tax, Socialism, Anarchism” come from June 1920. The corresponding list of course readings for that year have been posted already here at Economics in the Rear-View Mirror.   _________________________ Course Enrollment 7b 2hf. Professor Carver—The Single Tax, Socialism, Anarchism. Total 78: of which 10

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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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  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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  This posting lists seven graduate students in economics who took their subject examinations for the Ph.D. at Harvard between December, 1904 and June, 1905.  The examination committee members, academic history, general and specific subjects are provided along with the doctoral thesis subject, when declared. Lists for 1903-04,  1915-16, and 1926-27 were posted previously. In the same archival

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    Warren M. Persons was an index number cruncher in the tradition of Irving Fisher and Wesley Clair Mitchell. As a guest professor at Harvard from Colorado College, he taught a course on the theory of business cycles (Economics 35) during the Winter term of the academic year 1916-17. Later as a member of

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