Robert Aaron Gordon

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R. Aaron Gordon
Born
Aaron Goldstein

(1908-07-26)July 26, 1908
DiedApril 7, 1978(1978-04-07) (aged 69)
Nationality American
Institution University of California, Berkeley
Field Macroeconomics
School or
tradition
Keynesian
Alma mater Harvard University
Johns Hopkins University

Robert Aaron Gordon (born Aaron Goldstein; [1] July 26, 1908 – April 7, 1978) was an American economist. He was a professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley from 1938 to 1976. In 1975, he served as President of the American Economic Association. [2]

He was married to economist Margaret Gordon (1910–94). [3] Both of their sons, Robert J. Gordon and David M. Gordon, became notable economists as well. [4]

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References

  1. University, Harvard (1937). Historical register of Harvard University, 1636-1936. Harvard University.
  2. "University of California: In Memoriam, 1980". texts.cdlib.org. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  3. A biographical dictionary of women economists. Robert W. Dimand, Mary Ann Dimand, Evelyn L. Forget. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. 2000. ISBN   1-84376-142-4. OCLC   49852577.CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. "Robert Aaron Gordon, Economist And Expert on Manpower, Dies". New York Times. Retrieved 2016-11-22.