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Simon Kuznets

Simon KuznetsBorn: 30-Apr-1901
Birthplace: Kharkov, Ukraine
Died: 8-Jul-1985
Location of death: Cambridge, MA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: National Income and Its Composition

Wife: Edith Handler (one son, one daughter)
Son: Paul Kuznets (economics professor)
Daughter: Judith Stein

    University: BSc, Columbia University (1923)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1924)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1926)
    Professor: Economics and Statistics, University of Pennsylvania (1930-54)
    Professor: Political Economy, Johns Hopkins University (1954-60)
    Professor: Economics, Harvard University (1960-71)

    Nobel Prize for Economics 1971
    American Economic Association President, 1954
    American Statistical Association President, 1949
    American Philosophical Society
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    International Statistical Institute
    Royal Statistical Society

Author of books:
Secular Movements in Production and Prices (1930, economics)
National Income and Its Composition, 19191938 (1941, economics)
Capital in the American Economy: Its Formation and Financing (1961, economics)
Modern Economic Growth: Rate, Structure, and Spread (1966, economics)
Economic Growth of Nations: Total Output and Production Structure (1971, economics)

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