Krooss, Herman Edward, 1912-1975

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Herman E. Kroos was one of the leading American economic historians of his generation.

Kroos received his B.A. from Muhlenberg College in 1934 and his M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1935. He received his Ph. D. from New York University in 1947 and that year became an instructor in economics at NYU. Kroos was promoted to full professorship in 1955. In 1974 he was named one of NYU's "Great Teachers". Kroos was a delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies, the secretary-treasurer of the Economic History Association and a member of the Committee on Research in Economic History. He was the author of many books, articles and reviews. Kroos died on March 21, 1975.

From the description of Papers, 1934-1975. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122397728

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creatorOf Krooss, Herman E. (Herman Edward), 1912-1975. Papers, 1934-1975. Hagley Museum & Library
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associatedWith Berwind, Edward J. (Edward Julius), 1848-1936. person
associatedWith Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925. person
associatedWith Cochran, Thomas Childs, 1902- person
associatedWith Cole, Arthur Harrison, 1889-1974. person
associatedWith Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. corporateBody
associatedWith Haney, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry), 1882-1969. person
associatedWith Institute of Business Economics. corporateBody
associatedWith National Foundation for Consumer Credit. corporateBody
associatedWith New York University. corporateBody
associatedWith Rae, John Bell, 1911- person
associatedWith Speyer, James, 1861-1941. person
associatedWith Westinghouse, George, 1846-1914. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Banks and banking
Business and politics
Economic development
Economic history
Income distribution
Industrial organization
Interest rates
Keynesian economics
Labor supply
National income
Retail trade
Stock exchanges
Textile industry


Birth 1912

Death 1975





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