NEW YORK (Jul. 4)
Dr. Isador Lubin, noted economist and administrator, has accepted the invitation of the Jewish Agency for Israel, Inc, to organize the Agency’s Jerusalem Representative office, it was announced here this weekend by Dewey D. Stone, chairman of the Agency’s board of directors. He will serve as consultant to the Jewish Agency, which is a New York corporation.
According to Mr. Stone, the economist will spend the summer in Israel to work out basic organizational procedures, methods of accounting and reporting, liaison with the Jerusalem headquarters of the worldwide Agency, and other arrangements connected with the new system for allocation of American Jewish philanthropic funds for the Jewish Agency’s rehabilitation and resettlement programs.
Detailed reports on every aspect of the projects for which allocations are made by the New York corporation will be made by Dr. Lubin. These reports, Mr. Stone declared, will provide the basis for decisions on budget allocations which will be determined at a meeting of the Agency’s board, to be held in Jerusalem in the fall.
Dr. Lubin, a native of Worcester, Mass has been a professor of economics at a number of leading American universities, is now on the faculty of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N. J. , and is the author of many books and articles in the field of economies. He has held many important posts in the fields of labor, employment, public works and economic planning.
Among the official posts held by Dr. Lubin have been those of American Government representative to the International Labor Organization, the Allied Reparations Commission, the United Nations General Assembly, and the United Nations Economic and Social Council. He has also been chairman of the New York State Commission on Refugees, and Industrial Commissioner of the New York State Department of Labor.