1971
Simon Kuznets
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(1901 - 1985)
Nationality
Russian
Area of specialisation
Economic Growth, Economic history
Price Motivation
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
Affiliation at the time of Award
Harvard university, Cambridge, MA, USA
CONTRIBUTION
Extensive research on the economic growth of Nations, developed methods for calculating the size of, and changes in, national income
PUBLICATIONS
1, Secular movements in production and prices their nature and their bearing upon cyclical fluctuations (1930) 2, National income and capital formation (1937) 3, National income and its composition (1941) 4, Economic growth and income inequality (1955) 5, Modern economic growth: Rate, Structure and Spread (1966)