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Arcadius Kahan

educator , economist.

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