James A. Maxwell

James A. Maxwell

Fellow: Awarded 1940
Field of Study: Economics

Competition: US & Canada

Clark University

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

MAXWELL, JAMES ACKLEY:  Appointed for a study of the impact of federalism upon federal and state governmental finance in the United States; tenure, twelve months from July 15, 1940.

Born March 7, 1897, in Nova Scotia. Education:  Dalhousie University, A.B., 1921; Harvard University, A.M., 1923, Ph.D., 1927. Social Science Research Fellow, in Canada, 1930–31.

Instructor in Economics, 1924–26, Assistant Professor, 1926–28, Associate Professor, 1928–37, Professor, 1938—, Clark University. Research Fellow, 1937, Melbourne University, Australia.

Publications:  Federal Subsidies to the Provincial Governments in Canada, 1937. Articles in American Economic Review, University of Toronto Studies, Canadian Historical Review, Queen’s Quarterly, Canadian Bar Review, Dalhousie Review, Journal of Political Economy, Canadian Forum, Toronto Saturday Night, Financial Post, Bulletin of the National Tax Association, Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, Canadian Bar Review, Journal of Land and Public Utility Economics, Economic Record, Australian Accountant, Journal of the Institute of Public Administration.

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