Hansen of Harvard

Strout, Richard Lee
December 1941
New Republic;12/26/41, Vol. 105 Issue 26, p888
Focuses on Alvin H. Hansen, professor of economics. Influence exercised by him in the political circles in the U.S.; Information on his routine activities; Belief that private industry can no longer use up excess savings fast enough to provide full employment, save for limited periods; Educational and professional background; Information on two books written by him, "Full Recovery or Stagnation?" and "Fiscal Policy and Business Cycles"; Views on public debt.


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