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Vernon, Raymond

Born: 1913 AD
Died: 1999 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Economists, Educators, Writers

1913 – Born in New York City. The Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs Emeritus at the Kennedy School of Government.

1933 – Vernon studied at the College of the City of New York, where he received his B.A. cum laude.

1941 – He earned a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.

1956 – Vernon received an offer from the dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Public Administration to head that School’s New York Metropolitan Region Study.

1959 – Vernon joined the Harvard Faculty.

1965 – Directed the Multinational Enterprise Project at the Harvard Business School. Set up to study the operations of United States and foreign-based multinational enterprises, Vernon’s team looked at these organizations in terms of finance, organization, production, marketing, and business-government relations.

1973-1991 – Vernon was the author of numerous books and articles, among them, Sovereignty at Bay, Big Business and the State: Changing Relations in Western Europe; Storm Over the Multinationals: The Real Issues; Two Hungry Giants: The United States and Japan in the Quest for Oil and Ores; Beyond Globalism: Remaking American Foreign Economic Policy; and Iron Triangles and Revolving Doors.

1999 – Died on August 26th at the age of 85.