American Economic Association

Celebrating 125 Years of Encouraging Economic Research

Past Officers

 

AMERICAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION
Organized at Saratoga, New York, September 9, 1885

Presidents | Secretaries | Treasurers | Secretary-Treasurers | Editors

Presidents

FRANCIS A. WALKER, M.I.T., 1886-92
CHARLES F. DUNBAR, Harvard, 1893
JOHN B. CLARK, Columbia, 1894-95
HENRY C. ADAMS, Michigan, 1896-97
ARTHUR T. HADLEY, Yale, 1898-99
RICHARD T. ELY, Wisconsin, 1900-01
EDWIN R. A. SELIGMAN, Columbia, 1902-03
FRANK W. TAUSSIG, Harvard, 1904-05
JEREMIAH W. JENKS, Cornell, 1906-07
SIMON N. PATTEN, Pennsylvania, 1908
DAVIS R. DEWEY, M.I.T., 1909
EDMUND J. JAMES, Illinois, 1910
HENRY W. FARNAM, Yale, 1911
FRANK A. FETTER, Princeton, 1912
DAVID KINLEY, Illinois, 1913
JOHN H. GRAY, Minnesota, 1914
WALTER F. WILLCOX, Cornell, 1915
THOMAS N. CARVER, Harvard, 1916
JOHN R. COMMONS, Wisconsin, 1917
IRVING FISHER, Yale, 1918
HENRY B. GARDNER, Brown, 1919
HERBERT J. DAVENPORT, Cornell, 1920
JACOB H. HOLLANDER, Johns Hopkins, 1921
HENRY R. SEAGER, Columbia, 1922
CARL C. PLEHN, California, 1923
WESLEY C. MITCHELL, Columbia, 1924
ALLYN A. YOUNG, Harvard, 1925
EDWIN W. KEMMERER, Princeton, 1926
THOMAS S. ADAMS, Yale, 1927
FRED M. TAYLOR, Michigan, 1928
EDWIN F. GAY, Harvard, 1929
MATTHEW B. HAMMOND, Ohio State, 1930
ERNEST L. BOGART, Illinois, 1931
GEORGE E. BARNETT, Johns Hopkins, 1932
WILLIAM Z. RIPLEY, Harvard, 1933
HARRY A. MILLIS, Chicago, 1934
JOHN M. CLARK, Columbia, 1935
ALVIN S. JOHNSON, New School, 1936
OLIVER M. W. SPRAGUE, Harvard, 1937
ALVIN H. HANSEN, Harvard, 1938
JACOB VINER, Chicago, 1939
FREDERICK C. MILLS, Columbia, 1940
SUMNER H. SLICHTER, Harvard, 1941
EDWIN G. NOURSE, Brookings, 1942
ALBERT B. WOLFE, Ohio State, 1943
JOSEPH S. DAVIS, Stanford, 1944
I. L. SHARFMAN, Michigan, 1945
E. GOLDENWEISER, Inst. for Advanced Study, 1946
PAUL H. DOUGLAS, Chicago, 1947
JOSEPH A. SCHUMPETER, Harvard, 1948
HOWARD S. ELLIS, California, 1949
FRANK H. KNIGHT, Chicago, 1950
JOHN H. WILLIAMS, Harvard, 1951
HAROLD A. INNIS, Toronto, 1952
CALVIN B. HOOVER, Duke, 1953
SIMON KUZNETS, Pennsylvania, 1954
JOHN D. BLACK, Harvard, 1955
EDWIN E. WITTE, Wisconsin, 1956
MORRIS A. COPELAND, Cornell, 1957
GEORGE W. STOCKING, Vanderbilt, 1958
ARTHUR F. BURNS, Columbia, 1959
THEODORE W. SCHULTZ, Chicago, 1960
PAUL A. SAMUELSON, M.I.T., 1961
EDWARD S. MASON, Harvard, 1962
GOTTFRIED HABERLER, Harvard, 1963
GEORGE J. STIGLER, Chicago, 1964
JOSEPH J. SPENGLER, Duke, 1965
FRITZ MACHLUP, Princeton, 1966
MILTON FRIEDMAN, Chicago, 1967
KENNETH E. BOULDING, Colorado, 1968
WILLIAM J. FELLNER, Yale, 1969
WASSILY LEONTIEF, Harvard, 1970
JAMES TOBIN, Yale, 1971
JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH, Harvard, 1972
KENNETH J. ARROW, Harvard, 1973
WALTER W. HELLER, Minnesota, 1974
ROBERT AARON GORDON, California-Berkeley, 1975
FRANCO MODIGLIANI, M.I.T., 1976
LAWRENCE R. KLEIN, Pennsylvania, 1977
JACOB MARSCHAK, UCLA, † 1978
TJALLING C. KOOPMANS, Yale, 1978
ROBERT M. SOLOW, M.I.T., 1979
MOSES ABRAMOVITZ, Stanford, 1980
WILLIAM J. BAUMOL, Princeton, New York, 1981
GARDNER ACKLEY, Michigan, 1982
W. ARTHUR LEWIS, Princeton, 1983
CHARLES L. SCHULTZE, Brookings, 1984
CHARLES P. KINDLEBERGER, M.I.T., 1985
ALICE M. RIVLIN, Brookings, 1986
GARY S. BECKER, Chicago, 1987
ROBERT EISNER, Northwestern, 1988
JOSEPH A. PECHMAN ,†† Brookings, 1989
GERARD DEBREU, California-Berkeley, 1990
THOMAS C. SCHELLING, Harvard, 1991
WILLIAM VICKREY, Columbia, 1992
ZVI GRILICHES, Harvard, 1993
AMARTYA SEN, Harvard, 1994
VICTOR R. FUCHS, Stanford, 1995
ANNE O. KRUEGER, Stanford, 1996
ARNOLD C. HARBERGER, UCLA, 1997
ROBERT W. FOGEL, Chicago, 1998
D. GALE JOHNSON, Chicago, 1999
DALE W. JORGENSON, Harvard, 2000
SHERWIN ROSEN, Chicago, †† 2001
ROBERT E. LUCAS, JR., Chicago, 2002
PETER A. DIAMOND, MIT, 2003
MARTIN FELDSTEIN, Harvard and NBER, 2004
DANIEL MCFADDEN, California-Berkeley, 2005
GEORGE A. AKERLOF, California-Berkeley, 2006
THOMAS J. SARGENT, New York University, 2007
AVINASH K. DIXIT, Princeton University, 2008

† Died before taking office
†† Died in office


Secretaries

RICHARD T. ELY, 1886-92
EDWARD A. ROSS, 1893
JEREMIAH W. JENKS, 1894-96
WALTER F. WILLCOX, 1897-99
C. ELTON HINSHAW, 1976-87
JOHN J. SIEGFRIED, 1997-1999  


Treasurers

EDWIN R. A. SELIGMAN, 1886-90
FREDERICK B. HAWLEY, 1891-95
CHARLES H. HULL, 1896-99
RENDIGS FELS, 1976-87
C. ELTON HINSHAW, 1997-1999
 


Secretary-Treasurers

CHARLES H. HULL, 1900
FRANK A. FETTER, 1901-06
WINTHROP M. DANIELS, 1907-08
THOMAS N. CARVER, 1909-13
ALLYN A. YOUNG, 1914-20
RAY B. WESSTERFIELD, 1921-25
FREDERICK S. DEIBLER, 1926-35
JAMES WASHINGTON BELL, 1936-61
HAROLD F. WILLIAMSON, 1962-70
RENDIGS FELS, 1970-75
C. ELTON HINSHAW, 1988-96
 


Editors

DAVIS R. DEWEY, 1911-40 AER
PAUL T. HOMAN, 1941-51 AER
BERNARD F. HALEY, 1952-62 AER
JOHN G. GURLEY, 1963-68 AER
ARTHUR SMITHIES, 1963-68 AER
GEORGE H. BORTS, 1969-80 AER
MARK PERLMAN, 1969-80 JEL
ROBERT W. CLOWER, 1981-85 AER
MOSES ABRAMOVITZ, 1981-85 JEL
JOSEPH S. STIGLITZ, 1986-93 JEP
CARL SHAPIRO, 1993-95 JEP
ALAN J. AUERBACH, 1995-96 JEP
ORLEY ASHENFELTER, 1985-2000 AER
JOHN PENCAVEL, 1986-97 JEL
ALAN B. KRUEGER, 1996-2002 JEP
JOHN MCMILLAN , 1997-2004 JEL
BEN S. BERNANKE, 2001-2004 AER
ANDRE SHLEIFER, 2003-2008 JEP
OLIVIER BLANCHARD, 2007-2009 AEJ: Macroeceonomics

 

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