Birthplace Baltimore, MD, USA.
Posts Held Assoc. Prof., Prof., Johns Hopkins Univ., 1894-1940.
Degrees BA, PhD Johns Hopkins Univ., 1881, 1894.
Offices and Honours Pres., American Economic Association, 1921.
Publications Books:1.Studies in State Taxation (1900); 2. Report on the Debt of Santo Doming (1906); 3. David Ricardo: A Centenary Estimate, (11911); 4. The Abolition of Poverty (1914); 5. War Borrowing (1919); 6. Economic Liberation, (1925); 7. Want and Plenty, (1932).
Career A great collector and publisher of material on the history of economics, he also served in numerous official positions and wrote on economic theory. His government work included reforming the revenue system of Puerto Rico and advising the government of santo domingo on its public debt. He also was an official arbitrator in various labour disputes. His contributions to Ricardo scholaship are considerable and he initiated a famous series of Reprints of Economic Tracts in 1903.
Secondary Literature Anon., `Jacob Henry Hollander', American Economic Review , 38 (5), June 1948.