The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Burns, Eveline Mabel (1900–1985)

  • W. Cohen
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Eveline M. Burns was Professor of Social Work at the School of Social Work of Columbia University (1946–67) and Lecturer in the Department of Economics (1928–42). She received her Ph.D. in economics from the London School of Economics (1926) and was elected an Honorary Fellow of the School (1967). She was consultant to the Employment Opportunities Staff of the Committee on Economic Security (1934–5) and Chief of the Economic Security and Health Section of the National Resources Planning Board (1942).

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