Currie, Lauchlin Bernard

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Birth 1902-10-08
Death 1993-12-23

Biographical notes:

American economist; administrative assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1939-1945.

From the description of Lauchlin Bernard Currie papers, 1941-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871087

Currie (1902-1993) was an influential economist, advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1939-1945, and to the government of Colombia, 1949-1993. He was involved with the Lend-Lease Program with China during WWII, and became acting director of the Foreign Economic Administration in 1943-44. This work resulted in his being a target during the McCarthy era and he lost his US citizenship in 1954.

From the description of Lauchlin Bernard Currie Papers, 1931-1994. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39100493

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Subjects:

  • Economists--Correspondence
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Economic development--History--20th century
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Economic history
  • Lend-lease operations (1941-1945)
  • Macroeconomics
  • Economists

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  • Developing countries (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Colombia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)