John Kenneth Galbraith was born
in Dutton, Ontario. His first degree was earned in his home
province, and, then, turning to the United States to continue
with his studies, he was to eventually receive a Ph.D. in
1934 from the University of California. Galbraith was to
teach at both California and Princeton before joining the
faculty at Harvard in 1948.
During WWII he was in charge of wartime price control.
It is interesting to note that "Galbraith's attitude
towards price and wage control is not really central to
During the Kennedy years he was an ambassador to India.
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