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James Harvey Rogers

Rogers, James Harvey, 1886–1939, American economist, b. South Carolina, grad. Univ. of South Carolina (B.A., 1906) and Yale (B.A., 1909; Ph.D., 1916). He was professor of economics at the Univ. of Missouri (1923–30) and of political economy at Yale (1930–39), and he had written Stock Speculation and the Money Market (1927), The Process of Inflation in France, 1914–1927 (1929), and America Weighs Her Gold (1931) before he was called to Washington as monetary adviser to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In 1933 he was sent to Europe to consult with British economists on stabilization and in 1934 went to China, Japan, and India to study, for the U.S. Treasury, the monetary systems of the world's largest silver-using countries. He was killed in an airplane crash at Rio de Janeiro.

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