Carl C. Plehn

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Carl Copping Plehn (January 20, 1867 – July 21, 1945) was an American economist. He was a professor of public finance at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1893 to 1937. In 1923, he served as the 25th president of the American Economic Association.[1]

A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Plehn earned his bachelor's degree from Brown University in 1889. He then pursued graduate education at the University of Göttingen in Germany, graduating with a PhD in 1891.[2]


  1. ^ "Obituary: Carl Coppin Plehn: Twenty-fifth President of the American Economic Association, 1923". American Economic Review. 38 (5). 1948. JSTOR 1811690.
  2. ^ Brooks, Robert Clarkson; Waring, George Edwin (1901). Municipal Affairs. p. 944.

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