Balch, Emily Greene (1867–1961)
The American economist, sociologist and pacifist Emily Greene Balch shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946 for the same anti-war activism for which she was not reappointed as a full professor of economics and sociology at Wellesley College in 1918. She was also notable as a defender of the economic, social and cultural benefits of ethnically diverse immigration, at a time when many economists wished to restrict immigration.
KeywordsAcademic freedom Economics in USA Immigration Pacifism Women in economics
- Randall, M.M. 1964. Improper Bostonian: Emily Greene Balch, Nobel peace laureate, 1946. New York: Twayne Publishers.Google Scholar