NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Early History of the NBER

Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, Nathaniel Grotte

Chapter in NBER book Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics (2013), Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, and Nathaniel Grotte (p. 21 - 48)
Published in March 2013 by University of Chicago Press
© 2013 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Long-Term Factors in Economic Development

This chapter discusses the history of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). It covers the prewar origins of the NBER; the role (and limitations) of economists during World War I; and the founding of the NBER in 1920.

This chapter is not currently available on-line.

Machine-readable bibliographic record - MARC, RIS, BibTeX

 
Publications
Activities
Meetings
Data
People
About

Support
National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138; 617-868-3900; email: info@nber.org

Contact Us