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Henry SCHULTZ

economist

Henry SCHULTZ, economist.

Background

Schultz, Henry was born on September 4, 1893 in Szarkowszcezyzna, Poland. Son of Sam and Rebecca (Kissin) Schultz.

Education

Graduated from College City New York, 1916. Postgraduate London School Economics and Political Science, also Galton Laboratory Eugenic Research of U. England, 1919. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1925.

Career

Econometrician whose early years were spent conducting statistical investigations for various government departments. Inspired by his teacher H. L. Moore, and having a detailed grasp of Cournot, Walras and Pareto,

he was able to make a synthesis of theory and empirical work on demand. His work on statistical demand analysis involved several contributions to statistical theory.

Professor of Economics, University Chicago, 1926-1938.

Connections

Married Bertha Alice Greenstein, 1920, children—Ruth, Jean.

mother:
Rebecca (Kissin) Schultz