Hansen, Alvin Harvey

Hansen (1887-1975) was educated at Rankton College, Dakota, and at the University of Wisconsin. He was instructor in economics at the University of Wisconsin (1915-16), taught at Brown University (1916-19), at the University of Minnesota (1919-37) and was professor of political economy at Harvard (1937-62). He served as director of research for the Committee of Inquiry on National Policy in International Economic Relations (1933-34) and was a member of the President's Advisory Council on Social Security (1937-38). He played a major role in bringing the Keynesian revolution in the United States.

Source: GESK ; wswe .

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