Joseph S. Davis

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Joseph S. Davis
Born(1885-11-05)November 5, 1885
DiedApril 23, 1975(1975-04-23) (aged 89)
NationalityAmerican
InstitutionFood Research Institute, Stanford University
FieldAgricultural economics
Alma materHarvard University
Doctoral
advisor
Charles J. Bullock

Joseph Stancliffe Davis (November 5, 1885 – April 23, 1975) was an American economist. He was a Professor of Economics at Stanford University and a long-time director of the newly established Food Research Institute.[1][2] In 1944, he served as President of the American Economic Association.[3] He was a member of President Eisenhower's Council of Economic Advisers.[4]

He was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania and graduated from Harvard University 1908 and was awarded the Doctorate of Philosophy in 1913.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://web.stanford.edu/group/FRI/fri/history/bruce.html
  2. ^ "Obituary: Joseph S. Davis". New York Times. April 24, 1975.
  3. ^ https://www.aeaweb.org/about-aea/leadership/officers/past-officers/presidents
  4. ^ "JOSEPH DAVIS, 89, FOOD ECONOMIST". Retrieved 2018-09-25.