Nourse, Edwin

Nourse, Edwin (Griswold)

(1883–1974) economist, government official; born in Lockport, N.Y. An academic, he directed economic research at the Brookings Institute (1929–46), publishing a study that recommended lowering prices and increasing wages. As Council of Economic Advisors head (1946–53), he irritated President Truman by refusing to champion the administration's economic policies. He then retired to private life.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Nourse, Edwin: 1922 The economic philosophy of cooperation.
Nourse, Edwin G, "The Place of the Cooperative in Our National Economy," Reprint from American Cooperation 1942 to 1945.