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Arcadius Kahan

Arcadius Kahan, Polish educator, economist. Fellow Russian Research Center, Harvard, 1961; Member American Economics Association, Economics History Association, Economics History Society, American Association Advancement Slavic Studies.

Background

  • Kahan, Arcadius was born on January 16, 1920 in Lodz, Poland. Son of Boruch M. and Sophie (Stupel) Kahan.

  • Education

    • Student law and economics Stefan Batory U., Vilno, Poland, 1936-1938, economics Free U. Warsaw (Poland), 1938-1939. Master of Arts, Rugters U., 1955, Ph.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1950, naturalized, 1955. Research associate University of Chicago, 1955-1957, member of faculty, 1957-1982, professor economics, 1965-1982, master social sciences collegiate division, associate dean of college of university. Visiting professor England School of Economics, 1963.

      Fulbright professor Hebrew U., 1967-1968. Cons. Research and Development Corporation, 1959, National Bureau Economics Research, 1963-1966.

    Membership

    Fellow Russian Research Center, Harvard, 1961. Member American Economics Association, Economics History Association, Economics History Society, American Association Advancement Slavic Studies.

    Connections

    • Married Pearl Ellenbogen, November 12, 1946. Children: Vivian Sarah, Miriam Israela.
    • father: Boruch M. Kahan
    • mother: Sophie (Stupel) Kahan
    • spouse: Pearl Ellenbogen
    • children: Vivian Sarah Kahan
    • Miriam Israela Kahan
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    Born January 16, 1920
    Died February 26, 1982
    (aged 62)
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