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Wladimir S. Woytinsky

Wladimir S. Woytinsky, Russian economist. Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Association, Econometric Society, Population Association American, Industrial Relations Research Association.

Background

  • Woytinsky, Wladimir S. was born on November 12, 1885 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Son of Savely J. and Wilhelmina (Berman) Woytinsky.

  • Education

    • Student St. Petersburg U., 1904-1908.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1935, naturalized, 1941. Imprisoned, exiled to Siberia for opposition Tsarist regime, 1908-1917. Commissioner North Front, Provisional Government, 1917.

      Imprisoned by Soviet government, 1917. Chief editor daily Borba, Georgia, Causcasus, 1918. Member Georgian Mission, Rome and Paris, 1919-1922.

      Economics writer, Berlin, 1922-1928. Director statistics General German Federation Labor, 1928-1933. With International Labor Office, Geneva, 1934-1935.

      With Central Statistical Board, Washington, 1935-1936. With committee social security Social Science Research Council, 1935-1941. Principal consultant economist Social Security Board, 1941-1947.

      Research director Twentieth Century Fund, 1947-1952. Research professor Johns Hopkins, 1947-1952.

    Works

    • Author: Die Welt in Zahlen, 7 vols., 1925-1928. Social Consequences of the Economic Depression, 1936. Labor in the United States, 1938.

      Three Aspects of Labor Dynamics, 1942. Earnings and Social Security in the United States, 1943. World Population and Production, Trends and Outlook (with E. S. Woytinsky), 1953.

      Employment and Wages in the United States, 1953. World Commerce and Governments (with E. S. Woytinsky), 1955, Lessons of the Recessions, 1959. India Awakening Giant, 1957.

      Stormy Passage, 1962.

    Membership

    Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Association, Econometric Society, Population Association American, Industrial Relations Research Association.

    Connections

    • Married Emma Shadkhan, July 15, 1917.
    • father: Savely J. Woytinsky
    • mother: Wilhelmina (Berman) Woytinsky
    • spouse: Emma Shadkhan
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    Born November 12, 1885
    Died June 10, 1960
    (aged 74)
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