Elmer Wood

Elmer Wood

Fellow: Awarded 1939
Field of Study: Economics

Competition: US & Canada

University of Missouri

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

WOOD, ELMER:  Appointed for a study of the policy of the Bank of England during the period 1847-1873; tenure, twelve months from August 6, 1939.

Born August 25, 1892, at Carmi, Illinois. Education:  University of Missouri, A.B., 1916; Princeton University, 1916–17; Harvard University, Ph.D., 1937 (Austin Scholar, 1921–22; Ricardo Prize Fellow, 1922–23; awarded the David A. Wells Prize, 1937).

Economist, 1924, United States Senate Commission of Gold and Silver Inquiry; Professor of Economics, 1924–30, North Carolina State College; Professor of Economics, 1930—, University of Missouri.

Publications:  English Theories of Central Banking Control, 1819–1858, With Some Consideration of Contemporary Procedure, 1939. Article in American Federationist. Contributor to European Currency and Finance, Senate Commission of Gold and Silver Inquiry, 1925.

Photograph credit: Peterson’s Studio, Columbia, MO

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