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Guide to the W. M. (William Moore) Gorman Papers, 1940s-1980s

Abstract

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This collection includes the professional correspondence, writings, unpublished notes, research reports, and other papers that document the academic career and research of the economist William M. Gorman.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.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Gorman, W. M. (William Moore), 1923-
Title
W. M. (William Moore) Gorman papers 1940s-1980s
Language of Material
English
Extent
42 Linear Feet, 25,000 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

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This collection includes the professional correspondence, writings, unpublished notes, research reports, and other papers that document the academic career and research of the economist William M. Gorman.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.

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Contents of the Collection

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

Historical 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.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], W. M. (William Moore) Gorman Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The W. M. (William Moore) Gorman Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1998.

Processing Information

Processed by Don Sechler, May 1998

Encoded by Noah Huffman, April 2010

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 local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.