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Jerzy ZdzisLAw Holzer

Jerzy ZdzisLAw Holzer, Polish demographer, researcher. Member Polish Academy of Sciences (elected chairman social science division 1999-2002), Academia Europaea.

Background

  • Holzer, Jerzy ZdzisLAw was born on July 24, 1930 in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Son of Augustyn and Zofia (Wietrzna) Holzer.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy. in Physics. Master of Science in Economics, Warsaw (Poland) School of Economics, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Warsaw (Poland) School of Economics, 1963.

      Doctor of Science in Demography, Warsaw (Poland) School of Economics, 1969.

    Career

    • Assistant, senior lecturer department statistics SGPIS, Warsaw, 1950-1963, assistant professor, chair statistics, 1966-1971. Senior research fellow Institute Statistics, Legon, Ghana, 1963-1966. Regional demographic advisor Population Center United Nations, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1971-1973, demographer division social affairs Geneva, Switzerland, 1973-1977.

      Director, professor Institute Statistics and Demography, Warsaw, since 1977. President Committee of Demographic Sciences, Warsaw, 1981-1985, 91-93. Advisory board Central Statistical Office, Warsaw, since 1977.

    Works

    • Author 16 books, including Demographic Projection of Poland up to 1975, 1959, Fundamentals of Demographic Analysis, 1963, Births, Deaths and Structure of the Polish Population 1950-2000, 1964, (monograph) Seasonality of Vital Events in Selected Towns of Ghana, 1966, Stable Population Model, 1969, Demography, 1999, 5th edition. Also over 100 articles.

    Membership

    Member Polish Academy of Sciences (elected chairman social science division 1999-2002), Academia Europaea.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Janina Blajer, January 26, 1957. Children: Krzysztof, Dorota.
    • father: Augustyn Holzer
    • mother: Zofia (Wietrzna) Holzer
    • spouse: Janina Blajer
    • children: Krzysztof Holzer
    • Dorota Holzer
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    Born July 24, 1930
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    • 1953
      Warsaw (Poland) School Economics
    • 1963
      Warsaw (Poland) School Economics
    • 1969
      Warsaw (Poland) School Economics
    • 1950 - 1963
      Assistant, lecturer department statistics SGPIS
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1950 - 1963
      senior, lecturer department statistics SGPIS
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1963 - 1966
      senior, research fellow Institute Statistics
      Legon, Volta, Ghana
    • 1971 - 1973
      regional demographic advisor, Population Center United Nations
      Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
    • 1973 - 1977
      regional demographic advisor, Population Center United Nations
      Switzerland
    • 1977
      director, Institute Statistics and Demography
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1977
      professor, Institute Statistics and Demography
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
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