Merrill K. Bennett

Merrill K. Bennett

Fellow: Awarded 1941
Field of Study: Economics

Competition: US & Canada

Stanford University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

BENNETT, MERRILL KELLEY:  Appointed for studies in diet in the Hawaiian Islands, with special reference to competition between wheat and rice; tenure, twelve months from July 15, 1941.

Born February 13, 1897, Killingly, Connecticut. Education:  Brown University, Ph.B., 1920, M.A., 1921; Harvard University, A.M., 1926; Stanford University, Ph.D., 1927.

Instructor in English, 1921–22, Brown University; Junior Research Associate, 1923–25, 1926–27, Research Associate, 1928–31, Economist, 1931—, Professor of Economic Geography, 1937—, Food Research Institute, Stanford University.

Publications:  Farm Cost Studies in the United States, 1928. Monographs and articles in Wheat Studies; articles in Journal of Farm Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Economic History, Economic Geography, Dun’s Review, Commonwealth. Contributor to Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of Agricultural Economists, Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of Eastern Oregon Wheat League, Proceedings of the Western Farm Economics Association, Proceedings of the Third Annual Pacific Northwest Conference on Banking, Proceedings of the Third Session of the Institute of Economics and Finance of Occidental College.

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