John D. Black

John D. Black
Born (1883-06-06)June 6, 1883
Cambridge, Wisconsin
Died April 12, 1960(1960-04-12) (aged 76)
Boston, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Institutions University of Minnesota
Harvard University
Field Agricultural economics
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Madison
Benjamin Hibbard
Marion Clawson
Willard Cochrane

John Donald Black (June 6, 1883 – April 12, 1960) was an American economist. He was a Professor of Economics at University of Minnesota from 1918 to 1927, and then from 1927 to 1956 at Harvard University.[1] Black was one of the authors of the Agricultural Adjustment Act.[2] He was also president of the American Economic Association in 1955.


  1. Galbraith, John Kenneth (1959). "John D. Black: A Portrait". In Cavin, James Pierce. Economics for Agriculture: Selected Writings of John D. Black. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. pp. 1–19.

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