Nebraska Authors

George Asbury Stephens

Stephens taught political economy at the University of Nebraska from 1909 to 1919.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Washington, DC

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Economists and Economics; Juvenile Courts; Government Economic Reports


BA, Baker University, Baldwin, KS, 1899
MA, University of Chicago, 1906
PhD, University of Chicago, 1909


High School Teacher
Professor of Economics
Government Economist

Places Worked

Principal or Superintendent, high schools in Humbolt, Attica, and Manhattan, Kansas, 1900-1904.
English Teacher, high school, Topeka, Kansas, 1904-1907.
University of Chicago, 1907-1909.

University of Nebraska, Instructor, political economy, 1909, then Adjunct Professor, 1910, Assistant Professor, 1912, Associate Professor 1915 and Professor of Political Economy, 1918-1919.

Examiner Federal Trade Commission, Washington, District of Columbia, summer 1916, 1917-1919, 1919-1933, Federal Trade Commission Chief Statistician 1933-1944. Economist, 1944-1947.

Professor School of Business Administration, American University., 1921-1923. Professor at Baltimore College of Commerce 1921-1925.


American Economics Association


The Juvenile Court System of Kansas. 1906.

Author/co-author/contributor of numerous federal government reports.

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