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George JASZI

economist

George JASZI, Hungarian economist in the field of National Income Accounting.

Background

JASZI, George was born in 1915 in Budapest, Hungary.

Education

Bachelor of Science London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 1936. Doctor of Philosophy Harvard University, 1946.

Career

Director, Bureau Economics Analysis, United States Department Commerce, Washington, District of Columbia, since 1963.

Achievements

  • Chairman, Conference Research Income and Wealth, 1955-1956. Chairman, International Association Research Income and Wealth, 1973. Fellow, American Statistical Association, 1965.

    Fellow, National Association Business Economics 1972. Rockefeller Public Service Award, 1974. Distinguished Executive, Senior Executive Service, 1980.

    Honorary Fellow, London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 1980.

Views

Contributed to the development of macroeconomic accounts: national income and products, input-output, saving and investment, etc., and their use in economic analysis.