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David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
W. M. (William Moore) Gorman papers
Gorman, W. M. (William Moore), 1923-
RL.00466
42 Linear Feet
1940s-1980s
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Economist and professor of economics at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and London School of Economics. Gorman's principal fields of interest were general economic theory, econometrics, and international trade theory. This collection includes the professional correspondence, writings, unpublished notes, research reports, and other papers that document the academic career and research of the economist William M. Gorman. His writings include typescripts and handwritten manuscripts of published research. The correspondence segment chiefly holds letters of reference and correspondence received from colleagues. The collection also includes an index to Gorman's work.
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Provenance
The W. M. (William Moore) Gorman Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1998.

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Processed by Don Sechler, May 1998

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Biographical Note
Economist and professor of economics at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and London School of Economics. Gorman's principal fields of interest were general economic theory, econometrics, and international trade theory.

Collection Overview
This collection includes the professional correspondence, writings, unpublished notes, research reports, and other papers that document the academic career and research of the economist William M. Gorman. His writings include typescripts and handwritten manuscripts of published research. The correspondence segment chiefly holds letters of reference and correspondence received from colleagues. The collection also includes an index to Gorman's work.

International trade
Econometrics
Economics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Great Britain -- History
Economics -- History -- 20th century
Economists -- United States -- Correspondence
Gorman, W. M. (William Moore), 1923-
Gorman, W. M. (William Moore), 1923-
London School of Economics and Political Science -- Faculty
Accession (1998-0278), 1940s-1980s
28 boxes
Miscellaneous
2 computer tapes
1
Separability and Aggregation: Collected Works of W.M. Gorman, Vol 1.
1
Index-W.M.G. papers in boxes-through early 1980s
1
Writings
Unsorted
2
Polynominal Engel Curves, 1977
3
Indirect Taxes, 1977
3
Psuedo Separability, 1975
3
Polynominal Engel Curves, 1975
3
Generalised Additive Separability, 1970
3
Variable Goods, 1967
3
Ags. in Short and Long Run, 1989
3
Doing Economics Economically, 1984
3 folders
4
Doing Economics Economically, 1981
4
Doing Economics Economically, 1988
4
Doing Economics Economically, undated
4
610
3 folders
4
609
3 folders
4
Consumer Budgets and Price Indices, 1970
5
Duality, 1970
5
Duality and its Applications, 1970
5
Empirical Demand Analysis
5
Reprints, 1967-1990
5
Reprints, 1953-1964
5
Undergraduate Dissertation, 1948
5
1977
5
Doing Economics Economically, 1986
5
Linear Affine Transformations, 1980
5
Profit Functions, 1980
2 folders
5
Quasi-Separable Preferences, 1970
5
Generalised Additive Separability (rough draft), 1971
5
Demand For Water
5
Some Engel Curves, 1978-1982
6
Vintage Capital, 1965
6
Measuring Quantity in Fixed Factors, 1967
6
The Structure of Utility Functions, 1967
2 folders
6
The Structure of Utility Functions (revised), 1967
6
The Structure of Utility Functions, (rough draft), 1967
2 folders
6
Topics in the Theory of Aggregation, 1967
6
Aggregates for Variable Goods, 1967
6
Capital Aggregation in Vintage Models
6
Aggregates for Variable Goods
6
Concavity of Additive Utility Function, 1970
7
Generalised Additive Separability, 1972
2 folders
7
Income Distribution, 1978
7
More Measures for Fixed Factors, 1978
2 folders
7
Two Stage Budgeting, 1971
7
Additively Separable Utility, 1971
7
A sketch for The Demand for Related Goods, 1972
7
Some Engel Curves, 1978-1982
7
Polynominal Engel Curves, 1977
7
Polynominal Engel Curves, 1975
7
Notes on Duality and its Apps. 1977
2 folders
7
Generalised Additive Separablity, 1970
7
Polynominal Engel Curves, 1975
8
Some Engel Curves, 1978-1982
8
Facing an Uncertain Future, 1980
8
Estimating Trends in Leontieff Matrices, (versions 6 and 7)
8
Trends in Leontieff Matrices, 1963 (versions 1 and 2)
8
Aggregates, Activities and Overheads, 1985
8
1982
8
Assembling Efficient Organizations, 1985/6
8
Notes on Stoker, 1982
8
More Measures for Fixed Factors, 1987-1989
8
Equation of Measurement, 1988
8
Equation of Measurement, 1987
8
Equation of Measurement, typed
8
Facing an Uncertain Future, 1982
9
Equation of Measure Degenerate Case
9
Aggregates, Activities and Overheads, 1984
9
Aggregation in Sht. and Long Run (various)
9
Aggregation in Sht. and Long Run (current), 1989
9
Equation of Measurement, 1987-1988
9
Aggregates, Activities, and Overheads, 1982-1984
9
Comments on James Quirkes Article, 1980
9
Aggregates, Activities and Overheads, 1980
9
Elasticity of Demand for Imports
10
Professor Strotz on Specification Error, 1960
10
Why Disaggregate, 1961
10
Price Indices, 1962
2 folders
10
Leontieff Matrices, 1963
3 folders
10
Aggregation Under Constant Returns, 1964
10
Estimating Trends in Leontieff Matrices, 1963
2 folders
10
Estimating Trends in Leontieff Matrices (version 5/4)
10
Estimating Trends in Leontieff Matrices (versions 3-5)
10
When are Marginal Frequencies Suff. Stats? 1963
10
Contingency Tables, 1963
10
Substitutions in Input/Output Matrices, 1964
11
Fisher on Identification, 1963
11
Preference Revealed, 1965?
11
Consumer Budgets and Price Indices, 1970
11
Notes on Divisia Indices, 1970
11
Four Seminars - Duality, Sep. Agg. 1970
11
Price Indices and Decentralisation, 1969
2 folders
11
Generalized Additive Separablity, 1970
11
Savings in the absence of uncertainty, 1956
11
Early work on Klein, 1950
11
Optimum Tariffs, 195?
11
Welfare Tariffs, 1951
11
National Income, 1950?
11
Savings, 1956
11
Klein Aggregates, 1953
11
Savings (handwritten rough draft), [195?]
12
Savings
12
Savings (typed draft), [195?]
12
Chipman on Lexicography, 1959?
12
Yet another note on classical and Keynesian Systems, [1956?]
12
1960
12
Uncertainty, 1954
12
Dref, RPref and IND/ER RELNS
12
Demand for Fish, 1959
12
Separable Utility and Aggregation, 1959
12
Empirical Implications of Utility Tree, 1958
12
Tariff and Trade in a Two-Good World, 1959
12
Calculating Latent Vectors - Hotelling, 1960
2 folders
12
Prof. Friedman and the Theory of Choice, 1960
2 folders
12
Savings
12
Conference Proceedings
Copies of papers, notes, and programs from conferences, [1970s]-[1980s]
13
Notes
Unsorted
14
Engel Curves - Notes for a Seminar, 1980
15
Notes on Duality, 1977
15
Generalised Additive Separability, 1970
15
Price Indices, Notes for a Seminar, 1980
15
Duality
15
Quasi-Homothetic Tastes and Technologies, 1976
15
Monopoly - Costs/Taxation and..., 1977
15
Lecture Notes, 1978
15
Functions of Pers. Income Theory, 1978
15
Degenerative Shares, 1978
15
Housing, 1978
15
Aggregation
15
Estimating Trends in Leontieff Matrices, 1986
15
Uniform Dist'ns, 1980
15
Price Index Project (NBER), 1980
15
Functional Equations, 1985
15
State Department Preferences, 1985
15
Cost Functions - Separable in Skills, 1987
15
Special Shares
15
Left, Right, Centre, 1987
15
Decomposable Inequality Measures, 1983
15
Anderson- Muellbauer, 1983
15
Unsorted
16
Unsorted
17
Correspondence
Unsorted
18
Unsorted
19
Unsorted
20
Maths Letters, A-Z, [1960s]
21
Maths Letters, A-K, [1970s]
21
Maths Letters, L-Z, [1970s]
21
Maths Letters, A-K, [1980s]
21
Maths Letters, L-Z, [1980s]
21
1979-1984, A-B
21
1979-1984, C-H
21
1979-1984, I-M
21
1979-1984, N-R
21
1979-1984, S-Z
21
Unlabelled
1 Folder
21
1985-1987, A-B
22
1985-1987, C-F
22
1985-1987, G-H
22
1985-1987, L-Q
22
1985-1987, R-S
22
Unlabelled
2 folders
22
Unsorted
23
References, A-C [1960s]-[1970s]
24
References, D-M, [1960s]-[1970s],
24
References, N-Z, [1960s]-[1970s]
24
References for Chairs - Essex, Southampton, Bristol
24
References, A-D - with Index [1970s]-[1980s]
25
References, E-H - with Index, [1970s]-[1980s]
25
References, I-R, [1970s]-[1980s]
25
References, S-Z, [1970s]-[1980s]
25
Drafts, Spares, Applications
25 folders
26
Research Reports
Graduate student and other miscellaneous papers
27
Graduate student and other miscellaneous papers
28