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Preliminary Guide to the Edwin Burmeister Papers, 1960-2008

Abstract

Professor of Economics at Duke University.

Collection contains teaching materials, research files, writings, correspondence with other economists, papers and presentations, and personal files chiefly related to Burmeister's work as a professor of economics at Duke University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Pennsylvania. Many collection materials document Burmeister's research on Capital Theory, Economic Growth Theory, and Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT).

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Burmeister, Edwin.
Title
Edwin Burmeister papers, 1960-2008
Language of Material
English
Extent
14.4 Linear Feet, 10,800 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection contains teaching materials, research files, writings, correspondence with other economists, papers and presentations, and personal files chiefly related to Burmeister's work as a professor of economics at Duke University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Pennsylvania. Many collection materials document Burmeister's research on Capital Theory, Economic Growth Theory, and Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT).

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT) research, writings, notes
Box 1-2
Teaching materials
Box 1-2
Lecture notes
Box 1-2
Referee reports
Box 3-4
Correspondence
Box 3-4
Research files
Box 3-4
Teaching materials (exams and syllabi)
Box 3-4
Research files
Box 5
Teaching materials
Box 5
Paul Samuelson materials
Box 6
Writings
Box 6
Teaching materials
Box 7
Lectures and conference presentations
Box 8
Writings
Box 8
Lectures and conference presentations
Box 9
Capital Theory and Dynamics: Publisher correspondence
Box 10
Lectures and talks
Box 10
Research files
Box 11
Materials on inflation
Box 11
Teaching materials
Box 11
Correspondence
Box 12
Writings
Box 12
Teaching materials
Box 13
Recommendations (RESTRICTED)
Box 13
Career files (RESTRICTED)
Box 13
Capital Theory and Dynamics notes
Box 14
Notes and drafts for work with Ken Wall, 1978-1982
Box 14
Teaching materials
Box 14
Bound volumes: Ingersoll lecture notes
Box 15
Unpublished works
Box 15
Recommendations and reviews (RESTRICTED)
Box 15
Writings (mostly reprints on Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT) with McElroy)
Box 15
Reprints and typescripts of articles
Box 16
Research notes
Box 16
Equal Organic Composition Capitol (EOCC), 2006
Box 16
Career and personal files (RESTRICTED)
Box 17
Career files, curriculum vitae
Box 18
Presentations and papers for conference in Rome, 1995
Box 18
Research and consulting files
Box 19
Research files and notes
Box 20
BIRR reports and related materials
Box 20
Samuelson correspondence
Box 20
Teaching materials
Box 20
Masters Thesis, 1962
Box 21
Typescript copy of an unpublished work by Bishop
Box 21
Aggregate Production Function Project materials
Box 22
Notes and tests from classes taught by Solow and Modigliani
Box 23
Teaching notes
Box 23
Independent study papers by Burmeister's students
Box 24
Typescript copy of Capital Theory and Dynamics
Box 24

Historical Note

Professor Edwin Burmeister joined the Duke faculty as a Research Professor in 1991. He previously taught at the University of Virginia and the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving his undergraduate and M.A. degrees from Cornell, Burmeister completed his graduate studies at M.I.T., where he earned his Ph.D. in 1965. He has published numerous articles in the areas of mathematical economics and economic theory, particularly in the fields of capital theory, economic growth, and macroeconomics. He was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society and served as editor of the International Economic Review and associate editor of several other journals.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edwin Burmeister Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Edwin Burmeister Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in June 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Noah Huffman, July 2008

Encoded by Noah Huffman, July 2008

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.