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Keyserling, Leon Hirsch

Keyserling, Leon Hirsch

January 22, 1908–August 9, 1987

Inventory of the Leon H. Keyserling Papers, 1918-1990

Letters, correspondence, writings, testimonies, and audiovisual recordings of Leon Hirsch Keyserling (1908-1987), American economist, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Harry S. Truman, lawyer, and founder and president of the Conference on Economic Progress (CEP). Materials primarily relate to Keyserling's professional life as a private consulting economist, especially to members and committees of Congress, as a practicing attorney, and with his nonprofit organization, the Conference on Economic Progress. The collection also includes a small amount of biographical material, clippings and audiocassette tapes relating to Mary Dublin Keyserling, economist and wife of Leon Hirsch Keyserling.

How to implement the Full Employment and Balanced Growth act of 1978 : toward 4 percent unemployment, 3 percent inflation, and a balanced budget by 1987 Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities, Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives.

Leon Hirsh Keyserling authored this government document.

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  • Title Keyserling, Leon Hirsch
  • Coverage January 22, 1908–August 9, 1987
  • Author
  • Keywords Economist, lawyer, presidential adviser, principal draftsman of a $3 billion public works bill, the wage and hour provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act (1933), the National Housing Act (1934–1935), the National Labor Relations Act (1935), and portions of the Social Security Act (1935).
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date June 17, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 9, 2022
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