Developments during the past decade have brought the issue of industry-wide bargaining to the front as a crucial issue in the American economy. Such an outstanding issue deserves the study and analysis of an outstanding scholar. Leo Wolman, professor of Economics at Columbia University, is an eminent authority in the field of labor relations.
Professor Wolman has written extensively on labor relations and related subjects. His works include: The Boycott in American Trade Unions ; Growth of American Trade Unions 1880‐ 1923 ; Planning and Control of Public Works ; Ebb and Flow in Trade Unionism. He is co-author of Business Cycles and Unemployment ; Recent Economic Changes ; Recent Social Trends ; and The State in Society .
Presently a member of the research staff of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Leo Wolman has served on numerous public and private boards and agencies. He is a trustee of the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York and of The Foundation for Economic Education.
LEONARD E. READ