Kuznets, Simon

(1905-85)
   American economist, of Russian origin. Born in Pinsk, he went with his family to Kharkov. He studied at the University of Kharkov and worked in the Division of Statistics of the Central Soviet of Trade. In 1922 he settled in the US and studied at Columbia University. From 1930 to 1954 he was professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Later he taught at Johns Hopkins University and Harvard. He received the Nobel Prize in 1971.

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  • KUZNETS, SIMON — (1901–1985), U.S. economist, Nobel laureate. Born in Russia, Kuznets was educated in the U.S. He was assistant professor and then full professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania (1936–54), and in 1960 was appointed professor of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kuznets, Simon — ▪ American economist and statistician in full  Simon Smith Kuznets  born April 30 [April 17, Old Style], 1901, Kharkov, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now Kharkiv, Ukraine] died July 8, 1985, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.       Russian born American… …   Universalium

  • Kuznets,Simon — Kuz·nets (ko͝ozʹnĕts , ko͞ozʹnĭts), Simon. 1901 1985. Russian born American economist. He won a 1971 Nobel Prize for developing a method of using a country s gross national product to determine its economic growth. * * * …   Universalium

  • Kuznets, Simon (Smith) — born April 30, 1901, Kharkov, Ukraine, Russian Empire died July 8, 1985, Cambridge, Mass., U.S. Russian U.S. economist and statistician. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1922 and joined the National Bureau of Economic Research in 1927; he later… …   Universalium

  • Kuznets, Simon (Smith) — (30 abr. 1901, Járkov, Ucrania, Imperio Ruso–8 jul. 1985, Cambridge, Mass., EE.UU.). Economista y estadístico rusoestadounidense. Emigró a EE.UU. en 1922 y se incorporó a la Oficina nacional de investigación económica en 1927. Posteriormente, fue …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Simon Kuznets — Simon Smith Kuznets (* 30. April 1901 in Charkiw, Ukraine; † 8. Juli 1985 in Cambridge) war ein US amerikanischer Ökonom. Er erhielt 1971 den Preis für Wirtschaftswissenschaften der schwedischen Reichsbank in Gedenken an Alfred Nobel (als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kuznets — Simon Smith Kuznets (* 30. April 1901 in Charkiw, Ukraine; † 8. Juli 1985 in Cambridge) war ein US amerikanischer Ökonom. Er erhielt 1971 den Preis für Wirtschaftswissenschaften der schwedischen Reichsbank in Gedenken an Alfred Nobel (als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Simon Kuznets — Infobox Scientist name = Simon Kuznets image size = 180px birth date = birth date|1901|4|30|mf=y birth place = Pinsk death date = death date and age|1985|7|8|1901|4|30|mf=y death place = Cambridge, Massachusetts nationality = United States field …   Wikipedia

  • Simon — /suy meuhn/; Fr. /see mawonn / for 7, n. 1. the original name of the apostle Peter. Cf. Peter. 2. Simon the Zealot, one of the twelve apostles. Matt. 10:4. 3. the Canaanite, one of the twelve apostles. Matt. 10:4; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15. 4. a… …   Universalium

  • Simón — (De coche de don Simón, nombre que hace referencia a un alquilador de coches madrileño.) ► sustantivo masculino Antiguo coche de caballos de alquiler. * * * simón (de «coche de Don Simón», por referencia a un alquilador de coches) adj. y n. m. Se …   Enciclopedia Universal

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