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Young, A. A (1876-1929)

Birthplace Kenton, Ohio, USA.
Posts Held Prof., Univs. Leland, Stanford, Washington, Cornell, Harvard and London, 1902-29.
Degrees PhD Univ. Wisconsin, 1902.
Offeices Various advisory posts, US govt, the League of Nations; Member, Polit. Econ. Club; Prs., Section F, British Association for the Advancement of Science.
Publications Books: 1. Economic Problems New and Old (1927); 2. Analysis of Banking Statsistics for the United States (1928).
Articles: 1. `Increasing returns and economic progress', Economic Journal, 38, Dec. 1928.
Career His extremely wide qualifications, his practical work for government and his busy academic career left him no time for a major treatise. However, his published articles and his teaching ensured a great peputation for him among his contemporaties. Banking and currency were among the many specific areas on which he had worked, but before his early death he had begun a systematic treatise on economic theory.
Secondary Literature C. P. Blitch, `Allyn A. Young: a curious case of professional neglect', History of Political Economy , 15 (1), Spring 1983.


Increasing Returns and Economic Progress (socsci.mcmaster.ca) The Economic Journal, vol. 38, 1928
Increasing Returns and Economic Progress (ecn.bris.ac.uk) The Economic Journal, vol. 38, 1928
Increasing Returns and Economic Progress (unimelb.edu.au) The Economic Journal, vol. 38, 1928
Some Limitations of the Value Concept (socsci.mcmaster.ca) Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 25, 1911
Some Limitations of the Value Concept (ecn.bris.ac.uk) Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 25, 1911
Some Limitations of the Value Concept (unimelb.edu.au) Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 25, 1911


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