Simon Smith Kuznets (//; Russian: Семён Абра́мович Кузне́ц, IPA: [sʲɪˈmʲɵn ɐˈbraməvʲɪtɕ kʊzʲˈnʲɛts]; April 30, 1901 – July 8, 1985) was an American economist and statistician who 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."
|Died||July 8, 1985 84) (aged|
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
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)|
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