Henry Carter Adams
|Henry Carter Adams|
|Born||December 31, 1851
|Died||August 11, 1921
Ann Arbor, Michigan
|Known for||Studies about economics, especially public debts|
He graduated from Iowa College -- now called Grinnell College -- which was co-founded by his father . He went to Andover Theological School, then studied in Heidelberg and Berlin for two years, before he went to Johns Hopkins University, where he made Ph.D. in 1878 and became a lecturer from 1880 to 1882. He was afterwards a lecturer in Cornell University. He also became statistician to the Interstate Commerce Committee and was in charge of the transportation department in the 1900 census.
Adams died in 1921 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
- The State in Relation to Industrial Action (1887)
- Taxation in the United States, 1787 to 1816 (1884)
- Public Debts (1887)
- Relation of the States to Industrial Action (1887)
- Relation of American Municipalities to Quasi-Public Works (1888)
- The Science of Finance (1888)
- Economics and Jurisprudence (1897)
- Eisenach, Eldon J. The Social and Political Thought of American Progressivism. Retrieved 2008-06-07.
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- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Adams, Henry Carter". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press
- "Adams, Henry Carter". New International Encyclopedia. 1905.
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