Accession MS-2-802 - Personal archives of Murray G. Brown

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Personal archives of Murray G. Brown

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  • 1980-2012 (Creation)

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4 m of textual records

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Murray G. Brown is a research economist and retired professor of health economics at Dalhousie University.

He was born 10 November 1936. He received his BA Hon. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario in 1961and his MA from Queen's University the following year. His MA in Economics was granted by the University of Chicago in 1968, followed in 1974 by a PhD, with his dissertation, "Experience and Earnings of Male Physicians in the United States."

From 1964-1973 Dr. Brown taught in the Department of Economics at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. In 1973 he joined Dalhousie University's Department of Preventative Medicine, now the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, and held both joint and cross appointments in the Department of Economics and the School of Health Service Administration. From 1992 until his retirement he taught primarily within the Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Brown's research activities have spanned multiple departments, faculties and special research units, institutes and programs within Dalhousie. He has also been involved in research, committee work and task-force work for the Nova Scotia Department of Health and other public sector bodies.

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Records were donated by Murray Brown in February 2014.

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This fonds contains primarily research- and teaching-related materials, including notes, annotated drafts of papers, presentations and reports, abstracts, correspondence, funding applications and reports, as well as some administrative papers and employment records and contracts.

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  • English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.

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