Fetter, Frank A. (Frank Albert), 1863-1949

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Dates:
Birth 1863-03-08
Death 1949-03-21

Biographical notes:

Economist, educator, author.

From the description of Papers, 1875-1988. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 56668324

Career: born, Peru, Indiana, March 8, 1863; bookseller, Peru, Indiana, 1883-1890; A.B., Indiana University, 1891; Ph.M., Cornell, 1892; postgraduate, Sorbonne, Ecole de droit, Paris, 1892-1893; Ph.D., Halle, 1894; LLD, Colgate, 1910-1911, Occidental, 1930, Indiana, 1934, Princeton, 1945; professor, Indiana, 1895-1898, Leland Stanford, Jr., 1898-1900, Cornell, 1901-1910, Princeton, 1911-1931; chairman, Dept. of economics and social institutions, Princeton, 1911-1922; professor emeritus Princeton, 1931-1949; visiting professor, Harvard, 1906-1907, Columbia, 1912-1913, Claremont Colleges, 1928-1929, Illinois, 1934-1936; commissioner, New York State Board Of Charities, 1910-1911; general manager, National War Camp Community Service, 1918-1919; president, New Jersey Conference For Social Welfare, 1919; economic adviser to the Associated States Opposing Pittsburg-Plus, 1923; special expert on the basing point practices for the Federal Trade Commission, 1938-1939; author: The Principles of Economics, 1904, Economic Principles, 1915, Modern Economic Problems, 1916, 1922, The Masquerade of Monopoly, 1931; and articles on economic subjects. Fetter died on Mar. 21, 1949.

From the guide to the Fetter mss., 1875-1988, (Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington))

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Subjects:

  • Monopolies
  • Basing-point system
  • Cement industries--Prices
  • Steel industry and trade--Prices
  • Teaching, Freedom of
  • Antitrust law

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  • United States (as recorded)