Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947

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Birth 1867-02-27
Death 1947-04-29
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Irving Fisher (1867-1947) was an economist and professor of political economy at Yale University from 1898 to 1935. He specialized in monetary economics and in the application of mathematical techniques to the solution of economic problems.

From the description of Irving Fisher papers, 1932-1938. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314185

From the guide to the Irving Fisher papers, 1932-1938, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Irving Fisher was born in Saugerties, New York on February 27, 1867. He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1888; Ph.D., 1891), and held the positions of instructor in mathematics (1890-91), tutor in mathematics (1891-93), assistant professor of mathematics (1893-95), assistant professor of political and social science (1895-98), professor of political economy (1898-1935), and professor emeritus (1935-47). Fisher wrote numerous articles and books in the fields of mathematics, political economics, tuberculosis, diet, and public health. He was a member of several professional organizations and societies, served as a presidential advisor, and was an active member of various social causes. Fisher died in New Haven, Connecticut on April 19, 1947.

From the description of Irving Fisher papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive), 1894-1947 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702154062

Professor of Political Economy at Yale University.

From the description of Papers, 1933-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155522929

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