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James E. Howell

James E. Howell
Professor Emeritus, Economics
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Theodore J. Kreps Professor of Economics, Emeritus
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Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Yale University, 1955
  • MA, University of Illinois, 1951
  • AB, Fresno State College, 1950

Academic Appointments

  • At Stanford University since 1958. Emeritus since 1997.
  • Visiting Professor, Stanford-in-Germany and Humboldt University (Berlin), 1995
  • Visiting Professor, London Business School, 1992
  • Business School Trust Faculty Fellow, 1991-1992
  • Visiting Professor, Stanford-in-Austria, 1987
  • Director-General and Senior Research Fellow, International Institute of Management Science Center (Berlin), 1970-1972
  • variously Associate Dean, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Director, Stanford Executive Program and Stanford-INSEAD Program
  • National Science Foundation Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, London School of Economics, 1963-1964
  • Visiting Research Professor, University of Hawaii, 1961
  • Ford Foundation Faculty Fellow, Harvard University, 1959-1960
  • Lecturer, UC Berkeley, 1958
  • Lecturer, UC Berkeley, 1956
  • Instructor, Yale University,1954-1956

Professional Experience

  • Staff Member, Program in Economic Development and Administration, Ford Foundation, 1956-1959

Awards and Honors

  • First recipient of the Robert T. Davis Faculty Award for lifetime achievement, Stanford Business School, 1996



George Bach, James E. Howell, Ferdinand Levy, Robert J Flanagan Prentice Hall , 1987.
James E. Howell Irwin, 1971.
James E. Howell, Daniel Teichroew Irwin, 1971.
James E. Howell World Publishing, 1967.
Robert Gordon, James E. Howell Columbia University Press, 1959.

Courses Taught

Programs and Non-Degree Courses