Sunday, 1 September 2019

1093) Mary Barnett Gilson

Mary Barnett Gilson (1877-1969). After a career in industrial relations, employment and management, she graduated at the Columbia University. After that, she spent ten years teaching economics at the University of Chicago, before retiring as an assistant professor emeritus in 1942.
An advocate of Taylorism, she wrote Unemployment Benefits in the United States (with others), 1930; Unemployment Insurance in Great Britain, 1931; Unemployment Insurance, 1932. Articles in International Labour Review, Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences.

- "She had no real interest in marrying and seemed to take pride in the fact that her red hair reminded her relatives of her spinster great-aunt Jane."…

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