Joseph S. Davis

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Joseph S. Davis
Born(1885-11-05)November 5, 1885
DiedApril 23, 1975(1975-04-23) (aged 89)
Nationality American
Institution Food Research Institute, Stanford University
Field Agricultural economics
Alma mater Harvard University
Charles J. Bullock

Joseph Stancliffe Davis (November 5, 1885 – April 23, 1975) was an American economist. He was a professor of economics at Stanford University and a long-time director of the newly established Food Research Institute. [1] [2] In 1944, he served as president of the American Economic Association. [3] He was a member of President Eisenhower's Council of Economic Advisers. [4]

He was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Harvard University 1908 and was awarded the Doctorate of Philosophy in 1913.

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  2. "Obituary: Joseph S. Davis". New York Times . April 24, 1975.
  3. "American Economic Association".
  4. "JOSEPH DAVIS, 89, FOOD ECONOMIST" . Retrieved 2018-09-25.