Guide to the Millard Walter Hastay Papers 1937-1981
Cage 592

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Millard Walter Hastay Papers
Title
Millard Walter Hastay Papers
ID
Cage 592
Date [inclusive]
1937-1981
Extent
9.0 containers.
General Physical Description note
12 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, research notes and teaching materials. Some materials concern research on expectations and business cycles.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 592, Millard Walter Hastay Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Millard Hastay was born in Montana, Sep. 8, 1916. He graduated from high school at Portland, Oregon, in 1934. He completed undergraduate education at Reed College in 1941. His graduate education was at Stanford University and at Columbia University. He received the Ph.D. degree from Columbia in 1958. From 1946 to 1958 he worked as an economics researcher with the National Bureau of Economic Research in New York. He also taught economics at the City College of New York from 1954 to 1958. In 1958 Hastay began employment at Washington State University. There he specialized in economic theory, econometrics, statistics and related subjects. He retired in 1981.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers of Millard Hastay consist of research materials and drafts associated with research projects, both at the National Bureau of Economic Research and at Washington State University, as well as correspondence, memoranda, and a variety of documents concerning economics classes and graduate education at Washington State University. The arrangement is that in use by Hastay at the time the papers were transferred to the Libraries.

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Arrangement note

This arrangement groups the papers into six series: 1) Columbia River water economics research projects, 2) Instruction and teaching, 3) National Bureau of Economic Research, 4) Graduate student projects; miscellaneous projects, 5) Professional and university faculty concerns, 6) Oversize and legal size materials.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1992

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Papers of Millard W. Hastay, Professor of Economics at Washington State University, were donated to the Washington State University Libraries by Mr. Hastay in l981 (Accession No. MS81-36).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • National Bureau of Economic Research
  • Washington State University--Faculty -- Archives

Occupation(s)

  • Economics teachers -- 20th century--Washington (State)--Pullman--Archives

Personal Name(s)

  • Hastay, Millard Walter, 1916- --Archives

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Economics -- Study and teaching--Washington (State)--Pullman
  • Science
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Series 1. Columbia River Water Research 

Box Folder

A Study of Certain Aspects of the Water Resources of the State of Washington, 1966 

1 1

A Study of Water Resources in Washington 1966-1969 

1 2

Advisory Committee on Weather Control 1967 

1 3

An Initial Study of the Water Resources of the State of Washington 1967 

1 4

Analysis Using Orthogonal Polynomials and Autocorrelation undated 

1 5

Columbia Basin Inter-agency Committee Water Management Subcommittee 1956-1961 

1 6

Columbia River as a Resource,  Present and Future Values of Columbia River Waters, 1969-1970 

1 7

Columbia River Basin Streamflow 1957-1961 

1 8

Columbia River Valuations 1968 

1 9

Folder numbers not used 

1 10-11

Economic Models, Value of the Columbia River 1967-1978 

1 12

Equilibrium System, Water Coefficient 1963 

1 13

Evaluation of the Columbia River as a Resource, Production Studies 1969 

1 14

Hydroelectric Power Systems, Research 1964-1970 

1 15

Manufacturing Data 1960-1964 

1 16

Marginal Pollution Studies 1968 

1 17

Measurement of Technological Progress 1967 

1 18

Meetings and Consultation 1963-1968 

1 19

Outline of Report on Washington Projections undated 

2 20

Participant Reports 1968-1969 

2 21

Precipitation and Watershed Studies 1964-1970 

2 22

Productivity 1960-1963 

2 23

Productivity and Relative Charts, Includes Forestry 1967 

2 24

Projection Syllabus and Miscellaneous Notes 1963 

2 25

Revision of Paper on Snake River Diversion 1971 

2 26

Specialty Conference, Pullman, Diversion of Columbia Waters 1968 

2 27

Statistical Evaluation of Cloud-Seeding Critique 1978 

2 28

Statistical Evaluation of Effects of Cloud Seeding, Runoff of Skagit River Watershed 1968 

2 29

Folder number not used 

2 30

University Council on Water Resources 1966-1968 

2 31

Washington State Interindustry Projections, Appendices 1960-2065 

2 32

Washington Water Research Center 1964 

2 33

Washington Water Research Center Budget 1968-1969 

2 34

Water Resource Research 1965-1968 

2 35

Weather Modification Study, Concrete undated 

2 36

Working Notes 1962-1968 

2 37

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Series 2. Instruction and teaching 

Series 2.1. Courses in Economics--Graduate 

Box Folder

Bibliographies 1959-1967 

2 38

Course Outlines 1976 

2 39

Course Proposals 1964-1969 

2 40

Economics 340: Public Finance 1960 

3 41

Economics 401: Advanced Economic Theory, Notes 1958-1961 

3 42

Economics 410: Mathematical Economics 1974-1976 

3 43

Economics 411: Econometrics 1964-1978 

3 44

Economics 411: Econometrics 1971 

3 45

Economics 411: Econometrics 1973-1975 

3 46

Economics 411: Econometrics 1978-1979 

3 47

Economics 411: Econometrics 1980 

3 48

Economics 501: Systematic Microeconomics 1963-1964 

3 49

Economics 501: Systematic Microeconomics 1976-1977 

3 50

Economics 501: Systematic Microeconomics 1976-1979 

3 51

Economics 502: Macroeconomic Analysis 1962-1964 

3 52

Economics 502: Macroeconomic Analysis 1963-1967 

3 53

Economics 503: Methodology in Economics 1964-1970 

4 54

Economics 503: Methodology in Economics 1970-1975 

4 55

Economics 512: Seminar Evaluations undated 

4 57

Economics 520: Monetary Theory and Policy 1959-1963 

4 58

Economics Courses 1948-1976 

4 59

Grad File, Spring 1980 

4 60

Graduate Programs 1969-1973 

4 61

Oral Preliminaries 1968-1971 

4 62

Ph.D Core Examinations 1977-1981 

4 63

Ph.D Examinations, Economics 1942-1951 

4 64

Ph.D Preliminary Examination, Econometrics 1962-1980 

4 65

Ph.D Preliminary Examinations 1958-1969 

4 66

Ph.D Preliminary Examinations Theory 1960-1976 

4 67

Theses 1965-197? 

4 68

Theses and Requirements 1962-1977 

4 69

Series 2.2. Courses in Economics, Undergraduate 

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Economics 9, Notes undated 

4 70

Economics 21, Notes undated 

4 71

Economics 301: Intermediate Economic Theory 1959-1981 

4 72

Economics 301: Theory of the Firm and Market Policy 1969-1974 

4 73

Economics 301: Theory of the Firm and Market Policy 1972-1973 

5 74

Economics 301: Theory of the Firm and Market Policy 1978 

5 75

Economics 301: Theory of the Firm and Market Policy 1980 

5 76

Economics 301: Managerial Version 1977-1978 

5 77

Economics 320: Money and Banking 1960 

5 78

Economics 511: Econometrics 1974 

5 79

Economics Exams 1958-1964 

5 80

Economics Grade Books 1957-1977 

5 81

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Series 3. National Bureau of Economic Research 

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Abramovitz, Moe: Conversations with 1956 

5 82

Analysis of Businessmen's Expectations 1954-1956 

5 83

Annual Report Summaries 1952-1953 

5 84

Basic Diffusion Data, Manufacturers' Inventories, Weighted Balances and Diffusion 1948-1956 

5 85

Bureau of Labor Statistics Correspondence 1953-1954 

5 86

Business Expectations Study 1954-1962 

5 87

Classification Problem 1953 

5 88

Comments on Capital-Output Ratios and Miscellaneous Materials undated 

5 89

Conferences 1952-1963 

5 89.1

Cyclical Behavior of Industrial Equipment and Investment 1950 

5 89.2

Data Sheets 1946-1953 

5 90

Data Sheets Diffusion 1949-1957 

5 91

Diffusion Index, Status of Indicators 1953-1954 

5 92

Dun and Bradstreet Survey 1954-1955 

5 93

Dun and Bradstreet Weights and Diffusion Indexes 1953-54 

5 94

Dun's Expectation Index 1953 

5 95

Durable Goods Manufactures 1949-1960 

5 96

Electronic Applications 1956 

6 97

Evaluations of Papers 1946-1956 

6 98

Experiments, Iterations 1946-1953 

6 99

Federal Reserve Board Correspondence 1953 

6 100

Federal Reserve Board Task Committee on General Business Expectations 1952 

6 101

Forecasting Unemployment by Leading Series 1953-1954 

6 102

Hand-Written Models undated 

6 103

Indicator Theory 1954 

6 104

Long-Cycle Calculations undated 

6 105

Long-Cycle Experiments undated 

6 106

Long-Cycle Study, Dr. Hastay and Milton Friedman undated 

6 107

Long Cycles, late Nineteenth Century, early Twentieth Century undated 

6 108

Miscellaneous Correspondence 1954-1955 

6 109

Mitchell, Wesley C.: Hastay's Correspondence 1946-1948. 

6 110

Mitchell, Wesley C.: Supplementary Bibliography 1949-1953 

6 111

Models: First-Stage Regression 1947-1957 

6 112

Models: Least Squares and Reduced Form 1953-1957 

6 113

Models: Second-Stage Regression 1954-1957 

6 114

Modigliani, Franco, to Millard Hastay, and Data 1958 

6 115

Monetary Factors in Business Cycles 1948 

6 116

National Bureau of Economic Research 1937-1951 

6 117

National Bureau of Economic Research Advisory Services, Millard Hastay to Dr. Lawrence Klein, February 6 1953 

6 118

Notes on Seasonals 1940-1949 

6 119

Notes on Technique undated 

6 120

Outline of Models 1949-1966 

6 121

Papers on Seasonal Variations 1955 

6 122

Preliminary Report on Economic Projections For Selected Geographic Areas--1929-2020, Vol. I, United States Water Resources Council 1968 

6 123

Preliminary Report On Economic Projections for Selected Geographic Areas--1929-2020, Vol. I, United States Water Resources Council 1968 

6 124

Public Capital Outlays 1945-1950 

6 125

Realized Diffusion Models, U1--Estimates of Y and Contributing Components 1957 

6 126

Regression, 1-108; Estimates of Y undated 

6 127

Robert Ferber's Review of Dun and Bradstreet Paper 1955 

6 128

Spatial Aspects of Economic Change 1947 

6 129

Seminar Talk on Research in Businessmen's Expectations undated 

6 130

Seventeenth European Meeting of the Econometric Society, Kiel, Germany 

6 131

Survey of Businessmen's Expectations, Dun and Bradstreet 1954-1966 

7 132

Sweden, Basic Data 1949-1961 

7 133

Time--Series Data Sheet 1946-1965 

7 134

Wallis, W. Allen, Rough and Ready Statistical Tests, 1952 

7 135

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Series 4. Graduate Student and Miscellaneous Projects 

Box Folder

Abu-Bakr, Ahmed, Ph.D. Thesis 1974 

7 136

Administrative Procedures 1975 

7 137

Consumption Expenditures, Richard Stillson 1963 

7 137.1

Dissertation Proposals 1954-1970 

7 138

Exam for Junior Statistician 1956 

7 139

Extension for Gary A. Lynch 1969 

7 140

Faculty-Student Coordinating Committee 1967-1970 

7 141

Grohs, Roy, Ph.D. Thesis 1974-1977 

7 142

Hodgson, Frank to Millard C. Hastay, Projected Washington Interindustry Structure 1967-1968 

7 143

Letters of Inquiry 1970 

7 144

Lewis, Edward E., A Conspectus of Business Cycle Problems undated 

7 145

Math Sciences Council 1968 

7 146

Ryder, David Owen, Ph.D. Thesis Proposal 1976 

7 147

Statistics Curriculum in the Age of Computers ; Discussions of Mr. Lebergott's and Dr. Hoagland's Papers; and: Francis J. Kottke 

7 147.1

Tonkovitch, Franz, Thesis 1976 

7 148

Walsh, Vivian C.: Ad Hoc Committee to Evaluate his Publications 1969 

7 149

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Series 5. Professional and Faculty Concerns 

Box Folder

Administrative Notices and Graduate Procedures 1973-1976 

7 150

Bibliographic 1947-1980 

7 151

Conference on Expectations, Uncertainty, and Business Behavior 1954-1956 

7 152

Cooperation with Agriculture-Economics 1973-1978 

7 153

Correspondence, Miscellaneous 1971-1980 

7 154

Department Rules and Policies 1977-1979 

7 155

Funded Research 1973-1975 

7 156

Graduate Faculty Candidacies 1971-1980 

7 157

Hastay, Millard, Correspondence Personal and Professional 1949-1965 

7 158

Hastay, Millard, Correspondence Personal and Professional 

7 159

Hastay, Millard, Publications and Correspondence 1952-1960 

8 160

Letters of Reference 1959-1975 

8 161

Letters of Reference 1960-1968 

8 162

Letters of Reference 1964-1970 

8 163

Letters of Reference 1972-1981 

8 164

Library Procedure 1977-1979 

8 165

Managerial Economics Committee 1979 

8 166

Publication Lists 1962-1971 

8 167

Research Grants 1959-1969 

8 168

Research Topics 1962-1978 

8 169

Resumes 1963-1973 

8 170

Resumes, Statistical 1962-1971 

8 171

Staff Vitae undated 

8 172

Tenure 1968-1973 

8 173

Visiting Scholars, Procedures and Correspondence 1961 

8 174

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Series 6. Legal size, oversize (Misc. Economics Projects) 

Box Folder

California and Washington Interindustry Structure, based on Moore-Peterson 1963-1965 

9 175

Productivity Studies undated 

9 176

The Cyclical Behavior of Investment, undated 

9 177

Washington Interindustry Studies, Projections, 1960-2065 and: Small Business Administration Surveys 

9 178

Washington State Projections: Population, Labor Force, Employment 1945-1976 

9 179

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