Lionel D. Edie

Lionel D. Edie

Fellow: Awarded 1928
Field of Study: Economics
Fellow: Awarded 1929
Field of Study: Economics

Competition: US & Canada

University of Chicago

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

Edie, Lionel Danforth: Appointed to make a study of the influence of the open market transactions and the discount policy of the Bank of England upon industry and trade, with special reference to a comparison of the central bank control of prices, credit and business in England; tenure, three and one-half months, summer of 1928.

Born December 16, 1893, at Cambridge, New York. Education: Colgate University, B.S., 1915, M.S., 1916; Indiana University, Ph.D., 1927.

Instructor in English, 1915–17, Associate Professor of Political Science, Colgate University, 1919–22; Professor of Political Economy, 1923–27, Director, Bureau of Business Research, Indiana University, 1925–27; Professor of Finance, University of Chicago, 1927—.

Publications: “Current Social and Industrial Forces,” 1919; “Principles of the New Economics,” 1920; “Practical Psychology for Business Executives,” 1921; “The Stabilization of Business,” 1923; “Economics: Principles and Problems,” 1925; “Gold Production and Prices Before and After the World War,” 1928; articles in Quarterly Journal of Economics, Proceedings of the American Economic Association.


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