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Simon S. Kuznets Ph.D.

Simon S. Kuznets Ph.D.

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1971

Economist and Statistician. Interpreted economic growth in a manner which helped better understand economic and social structure.


Simon S. Kuznets A Biographical Memoir by Robert W. Fogel awarded The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1993. National Academy of Sciences. Bio 28 pages; total 31 pages.

Drawing: Ami Mowris

Name: Simon S. Kuznets
Birth: 30 April 1901, Pinsk, Russian Empire (now Belarus)
Death: 8 July 1985, Cambridge, MA, USA
Institution: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Award: "for his empirically founded interpretation of economic growth which has led to new and deepened insight into the economic and social structure and process of development"
Subject: economic growth, economic history
Portion of Prize: 1/1
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