Barnett, George Ernest, 1873-1938

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Biographical Note: George Ernest Barnett was a professor of economics at The Johns Hopkins University.

He was born in 1873. He received his Ph. D. from Johns Hopkins in 1901 and spent his entire academic career in the Department of Political Economy at the university. Along with Professor Jacob H. Hollander, he taught the Economic Seminary which studied the trade-union movement in the United States. Barnett edited "A Trial Bibliography of American Trade-Union Publications" in 1904, and co-edited "Studies in American Trade Unionism," 1906. In 1909. Barnett was in charge of a study for the National Monetary Commission, and in 1913, he directed an investigation for the United States Commission on Industrial Relations. In 1932, Barnett became president of the American Economic Association. George Ernest Barnett died in 1938.

From the description of George Ernest Barnett report, 1916. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48273376

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referencedIn United States. Commission on Industrial Relations. Commission on Industrial Relations special agents' files, 1908-1931, bulk, 1914-1931. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Josephus Daniels Papers, 1829-1948, (bulk 1913-1921) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. Jo Labadie papers, 1880-1931. University of Michigan
creatorOf Barnett, George Ernest, 1873-1938. George Ernest Barnett report, 1916. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Commission on Industrial Relations special agents' files, 1908-1931 [bulk 1914-1931]. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
referencedIn John Archer Lejeune Papers, 1815-1950, (bulk 1900-1942) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Boyd, David Armitage, 1868-1939. Labor papers, 1878-1939. University of Michigan
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associatedWith Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company corporateBody
associatedWith Boyd, David Armitage, 1868-1939. person
associatedWith Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. corporateBody
correspondedWith Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948. person
associatedWith Johns Hopkins University. Economic Seminary. corporateBody
associatedWith Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. person
correspondedWith Lejeune, John Archer, 1867-1942. person
associatedWith United States. Commission on Industrial Relations. corporateBody
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Industrial relations
Industrial relations


Birth 1873

Death 1938




Ark ID: w686589m

SNAC ID: 41066943