Joseph S. Davis
|Died||April 23, 1975 (aged 89)|
|Institution||Food Research Institute, Stanford University|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
|Charles J. Bullock|
Joseph Stancliffe Davis (November 5, 1885 – April 23, 1975) was an American economist. He was a professor of economics at Stanford University and a long-time director of the newly established Food Research Institute. In 1944, he served as President of the American Economic Association. He was a member of President Eisenhower's Council of Economic Advisers.
He was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Harvard University 1908 and was awarded the Doctorate of Philosophy in 1913.