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Irving Fisher

Irving FisherAKA Irving N. Fisher

Born: 27-Feb-1867
Birthplace: Saugerties, NY
Died: 29-Apr-1947
Location of death: New Haven, CT
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Theory of Interest

Father: (Congregationalist minister, d. 1884 tuberculosis)
Wife: Margaret Hazard (m. 1893, at least one son)

    University: BA, Yale University (1888)
    University: PhD, Yale University (1891)
    Professor: Mathematics, Yale University (1892-95)
    Professor: Economics, Yale University (1895-1935)

    American Economic Association President (1918)
    Econometric Society President (1931-33)
    American Statistical Association President (1932)
    American Eugenics Society Co-Founder (1922)
    Skull and Bones Society
    Risk Factors: Tuberculosis

Is the subject of books:
Irving Fisher: A Biography, 1993, BY: Robert Loring Allen

Author of books:
The Purchasing Power of Money (1911, economics)
Mathematical Investigations in the Theory of Value and Prices (1892, economics)
The Nature of Capital and Income (1906, economics)
The Rate of Interest (1907, economics)
Elementary Principles of Economics (1910, economics)
Why Is the Dollar Shrinking? (1914, economics)
Stabilizing the Dollar (1920, economics)
The Making of Index Numbers (1922)
The Money Illusion (1928, economics)
The Stock Market Crash (1930, economics)
The Theory of Interest (1930, economics)
Booms and Depressions (1932, economics)
Inflation (1933, economics)
After Reflation, What? (1933, economics)
100% Money (1935, economics)

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