Bowen, William (Gordon)

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BOWEN, William (Gordon)

BOWEN, William (Gordon). American, b. 1933. Genres: Economics, Education. Career: President, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, since 1988. Professor of Economics, 1958-88, and President, 1972-88, Princeton University, New Jersey. Publications: The Wage-Price Issue: A Theoretical Analysis, 1960; Wage Behaviour in the Postwar Period: An Empirical Analysis, 1960; Economic Aspects of Education: Three Essays, 1964; (with W.J. Baumol) Performing Arts: The Economic Dilemma, 1966; (with T.A. Finegan) The Economics of Labor Force Participation, 1969; Ever the Teacher, 1987; (with J.A. Sosa) Prospects for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences, 1989; (with N.L. Rudenstine) In Pursuit of the PhD, 1992; (with T.I. Nygren, S.E. Turner, and E.A. Duffy) The Charitable Nonprofits: An Analysis of Institutional Dynamics and Characteristics, 1994; Inside the Boardroom, 1994; (with D. Bok) The Shape of the River, 1998. Address: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 140 E. 62nd St, New York, NY 10021, U.S.A.