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Introduction: A Tribute to a Scholar and Teacher Extraordinaire

International Journal of Social Economics

ISSN: 0306-8293

Article publication date: 1 July 1992

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Abstract

John E. Elliott has been a professor of economics at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles since 1956 when he graduated from Harvard University with a doctorate in economics. In that position at USC, John has distinguished himself not only as a scholar and prolific writer but also as an outstanding teacher. He has received every teaching honour which USC has within its power to bestow. Moreover, John has distinguished himself for his contribution to the wellbeing of the faculty and to the advancement of its efforts to preserve and extend the concept of academic freedom. John E. Elliott was born in the year 1931 and the essays which comprise this Festschrift are written in celebration of his sixtieth birthday. The numerous awards he has received for the high quality of his teaching, for his creativity and innovation in the dissemination of knowledge, his record of books published, articles contributed to scholarly journals, and book reviews, are to be found in his curriculum vitae printed at the end of this work.

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Conway O'Brien, J. (1992), "Introduction: A Tribute to a Scholar and Teacher Extraordinaire", International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 19 No. 7/8/9, pp. 5-14. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb014134

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