John Maurice Clark

American economist whose work on trusts brought him world renown and whose ideas anticipated those of John Maynard Keynes.

Clark graduated from Amherst College in 1905 and received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1910.

Major works of John Maurice Clark

– Standards and Reasonableness in Local Freight Discriminations, 1910
– Rates for Public Utilities, 1911, AER
– Frontiers of Regulation and What Lies Beyond, 1913, AER
– Review of Pigou’s Wealth and Welfare, 1913, AER
– Possible Complications of the Compensated Dollar, 1913, AER
– Some Neglected Phases of Rate Regulation, 1914, AER
– Business Acceleration and the Law of Demand, 1917, JPE
– The Basis of War-Time Collectivism, 1917, AER
– Economic Theory in an Era of Social Readjustment, 1919, AER
– Soundings in Non-Euclidian Economics, 1921, AER
– The Economics of Overhead Costs, 1923
– Social Control of Business, 1926
– The Costs of the World War to the American People, 1931
– Capital Production and Consumer Taking – A reply, 1931, JPE
– Strategic Factors in Business Cycles, 1934
– The Economics of Planning Public Works, 1935
– Preface to Social Economics, 1936
– Toward a Concept of Workable Competitition, 1940, AER
– An Alternative to Sefdom, 1948
– The Ethical Basis of Economic Freedom, 1955
– Competition as a Dynamic Process, 1961

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