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Katherine Bement Davis
Bibliography Selected writings by Caroline A.F. Rhys Davids 131 (1893) ‘Fashion’, Economic Journal, 3 (September), 458–74. (1901), ‘Economic conditions in ancient India’, Economic Journal, 11 (September), 305–20. (1922), ‘Economic conditions according to early Buddhist literature’, Cambridge History of India, vol. 1, pp. 198–219. Other sources and references Fullbrook, Edward (1998), ‘Caroline Foley and the theory of intersubjective demand’, Journal of Economic Issues, 32(3), 709–31. Jayawardena, Kumari (1995), The White Woman’s Other Burden: Western Women and South Asia During British Colonial Rule, London and New York: Routledge. Palgrave, R.H. Inglis (ed.) (1894–99), Dictionary of Political Economy, London: Macmillan. Katherine Bement Davis (1860–1935) In 1900 Katherine Bement Davis became the ﬁrst woman to earn her Ph.D. in economics at the University of Chicago. By 1922 she was acclaimed by the National League of Women Voters as one of the 12 greatest living American women. Her journey from Chicago to national prominence is one of commitment to science and to the idea that the best way to approach society’s problems is via social and economic research into their underlying causes. Davis was born in 1860 in Buffalo, New York, the daughter of Oscar and Francis Bement Davis. She graduated from Rochester Free Academy in 1879 and taught at Dunkirk High School to pay her way through Vassar where she studied science and mathematics. She graduated with honours in 1892. After graduation Davis spent a year studying food chemistry at Barnard and Columbia Colleges. In 1893 she...
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