Research papers of Sir Henry Phelps Brown, covering wages and prices during his lifetime, and a further collection of papers relating to research and public work, including book reviews, an enquiry into the mobility of labour and a brief autobiography.
BROWN, Sir Ernest Henry Phelps-, 1906-1994, Knight, economist
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- Dates of Creation1950-1990
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description105 boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Ernest Henry Phelps Brown, 1906-1994, was educated at Taunton School and Wadham College, Oxford. He was a Rockefeller Travelling Fellow in the USA, 1930-1931, a Fellow of New College Oxford, 1930-1947, Professor of Economics of Labour at the London School of Economics, 1947-1968, and a Fellow of Wadham College Oxford, 1969-1994. His main interests were economics and incomes, and he was a member of the Council on Prices, Productivity and Incomes, 1959, the National Economic Development Council, 1962, and the Royal Commission on Distribution of Income and Wealth, 1974-1978.
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