NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Further Aspects of the Legacy of Simon Kuznets

Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, Nathaniel Grotte

Chapter in NBER book Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics (2013), Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, and Nathaniel Grotte (p. 106 - 114)
Published in March 2013 by University of Chicago Press
© 2013 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Long-Term Factors in Economic Development

Simon Kuznets passed away in early July 1985 at the age of 84. His legacy includes not only his many books and articles but also the students he trained, many of whom became influential economists in their own right. Kuznets' work on national income accounting and the creation of measures of GDP are among his most lasting and influential contributions. There is also an institutional legacy, namely "The Development of the American Economy" (DAE), which sought to continue Kuznets' work on long-term factors promoting economic growth. DAE research was substantial and produced several significant achievements in its first decade.

download in pdf format
   (657 K)

email paper

This paper is available as PDF (657 K) or via email.

Machine-readable bibliographic record - MARC, RIS, BibTeX

Users who downloaded this chapter also downloaded these:
Fogel, Fogel, Guglielmo, and Grotte The Scientific Methods of Simon Kuznets
Fogel, Fogel, Guglielmo, and Grotte The Quarter Century since the Death of Simon Kuznets
Fogel, Fogel, Guglielmo, and Grotte The Emergence of National Income Accounting as a Tool of Economic Policy
Fogel, Fogel, Guglielmo, and Grotte The Use of National Income Accounting to Study Comparative Economic Growth
Fogel, Fogel, Guglielmo, and Grotte The Early History of the NBER
 
Publications
Activities
Meetings
NBER Videos
Data
People
About

Support
National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138; 617-868-3900; email: info@nber.org

Contact Us