Simon Smith Kuznets (/ˈkʌznɛts/; Russian: Семён Абра́мович Кузне́ц, IPA: [sʲɪˈmʲɵn ɐˈbraməvʲɪtɕ kʊzʲˈnʲɛts]; April 30, 1901 – July 8, 1985) was an American economist and statistician.
|Born||April 30, 1901|
Pinsk, Russian Empire (present-day Belarus)
|Died||July 8, 1985 (aged 84)|
Harvard University (1960–1971)
Johns Hopkins University (1954–1960)
University of Pennsylvania (1930–1954)
|Field||Econometrics, development economics|
|Alma mater||Columbia University,|
Kharkiv Institute of Commerce
|Wesley Clair Mitchell|
|Contributions||National income data|
Empirical business cycle research
Characteristics of economic growth
|Awards||Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1971)|
|Information at IDEAS / RePEc|
He received the 1971 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences "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."
- ↑ Noble Prize Laureate Database
- ↑ Abramovitz, Moses (2009). "Simon Kuznets 1901–1985". The Journal of Economic History. 46: 241–246. doi:10.1017/S0022050700045642. S2CID 154645325.. He has been called "one of the most important economists of the twentieth century" by Robert Whaples in a recent interview.