Franco Modigliani papers, 1936-2005 and n.d. (bulk 1970s-2003)
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The Department of the Treasury was created by an act of Congress (1 Stat. 65), approved September 2, 1789. The orginal act established the Department to superintend the manage the National finances. This act charged the Secretary of the Treasury with the preparation of plans for the improvement and management of the revenue and the support of public credit. It further provided that the Secretary should prescribe the forms for keeping and rendering all manner of public accounts and for the ma...
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Economist. From the description of Franco Modigliani papers, 1936-2005 and n.d. (bulk 1970s-2003) (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 62256414 1918 June 18 Born in Rome, Italy circa 1935 Entered the University of Rome (Law) 1938 Emigrated to Paris, France ...
The National Academy of Sciences, founded in Washington, D. C., in 1863, grew out of a desire for a body of scientists to give advice on scientific matters to the federal government. Joseph Henry, first Secretary of the Smithsonian, was a force behind its creation. From the description of National Academy of Sciences, 1863-1887 Records. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78403445 ...
Paul A. Samuelson (1915-2009) was a Nobel Prize-winning economist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From the description of Paul A. Samuelson papers, 1933-2010. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 664246147 1915, May 15 Born in Gary, Indiana, son of Russian-born parents Frank Samuelson and Ella Lipton 1932 ...
Merton Howard Miller (1923-2000) was an economist who won the Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking research in corporate finance. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Miller attended Harvard University (A.B., 1944). In the mid- to late 1940s, Miller worked as an economist for the United States Treasury Department's Division of Tax Research, and the Division of Research and Statistics of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He earned a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in ...
James Tobin, Nobel laureate and long-time professor of economics at Yale University, was born in Champaign, Illinois, in 1918. In 1939, he graduated from Harvard University, where he also obtained his master's degree in 1940 and his Ph.D. in 1947. He worked in the Office of Price Administration and on the Civilian Supply and War Production Board before enlisting in the navy in 1941 and serving as an officer aboard the USS Kearney. Tobin began his career at Yale in 1950 as an associate professor,...