ROWAN, RICHARD LAMAR, 1931-2008

Biography:

Economist; University professor. Born– July 10, 1931, Guntersville. Parents– Leon Virgle and Willie Mae (Williamson) Rowan. Married– Marilyn Walker, August 3, 1963. Children– Two. Education– Birmingham-Southern College, A.B., 1953; Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1956-1957; University of North Carolina, Ph.D., 1961. Taught at Auburn University and the University of North Carolina; Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, 1961-1997. Chair, Labor Relations Council, 1985-97.  Member Industrial Relations Research Association, Academy of International Business, American Economic Association, Southern Economic Association. Distinguished Alumni Award, Birmingham-Southern College, 2000. Died March 1, 2008.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online and Marquis Who’s Who online.

Publication(s):

The Negro in the Steel Industry.  Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, 1970.

Joint_Publication(s):

Educating the Employed Disadvantaged for Upgrading; a Report on Remedial Education Programs in the Paper Industry. Philadelphia; Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1972.

Employee Relations Trends and Practices in the Textile Industry. University of Pennsylvania, 1987.

The Impact of Government Manpower Programs. Philadelphia; Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1975.

The Impact of OSHA:  A Study of the Effects of the Occupational Safety and Health Act on Three Key Industries.  Wharton, 1978.

The International Transport Workers Federation and Flag of Convenience Shipping.  Wharton, 1983.

The Island Economy; a Numerical Illustration of the National Income and Product Accounts of the United States Department of Commerce. Chapel Hill, N.C.; School of Business Administration, University of North Carolina, 1959.

Multinational Collective Bargaining Attempts:  The Record, the Cases, and the Prospects.  Wharton, 1979.

Multinational Enterprises and the OECD Industrial Relations Guidelines.  Wharton, 1983.

Multinational Union-Management Consultation:  The European Experience.  Wharton, 1970.

Multinational Union Organizations in the Manufacturing Industries. Philadelphia; Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1980.

Multinational Union Organizations in the White-Collar, Service, and Communications Industries.  Wharton, 1983.

Opening the Skilled Construction Trades to Blacks:  A Study of the Washington and Indianapolis plans for Minority Employment.  Wharton, 1972.

Editor;

Collective Bargaining: Survival in the Seventies?  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1972.

Readings in Labor Economics and Labor Relations.  R.D. Irwin, 1985.

Joint_Editor:

Employee Relations and Regulations in the ’80′s.  Wharton, 1982.

The Negro and Employment Opportunity. Ann Arbor, Mich.; Bureau of Industrial Relations, Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1965.

Negro Employment in Southern Industry; a Study of Racial Policies in Five Industries. Philadelphia; Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1971.

The Negro Employment in Basic Industry. Philadelphia; Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1970.

Readings in Labor Economics.  Irwin, 1963; revised edition, 1972.

Readings in Labor Economics and Labor Relations. Irwin, 1968.

Contributor:

Employment, Race and Poverty. New York; Harcourt, 1967.

Hours of Work. New York; Harper, 1965.