The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Williams, John Henry (1887–1980)

  • Stephen V. O. Clarke
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John H. Williams was a member of the US delegation to the Preparatory Committee for the World Monetary and Economic Conference of 1932–3; Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Political Economy, 1933–57 and Dean of the Graduate School of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1937–47; Vice President and, subsequently, Economic Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, (1936–56) and President of the American Economic Association in 1951.

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  • Stephen V. O. Clarke
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