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Hugo Edvard Pipping

economist

Hugo Edvard Pipping, Finnish economist. Decorated grand cross Finnish Order Lion; commander Finnish White Rose and Swedish Polar Star. Member Board Swedish Peoples Party in Finland, 1929-1944. Vice chairman Swedish Literature Society of Finland, 1947-1966.; member Economics Society Finland (secretary 1929-1944); member Societas Scientiarum Fennica, History Society Finland.

Background

Pipping, Hugo Edvard was born on June 12, 1895 in Helsingfors, Finland. Son of Knut Hugo and Anna (Westermarck) Pipping.

Education

Master of Arts, University Helsingfors, 1917, Doctor of Philosophy., 1928. Doctor of Economics and Social Sciences (honorary), 1955. Doctor of Philosophy., (honorary), University Uppsala, 1965.

Career

With University Library of Helsingfors, 1916-1928. Professor economics and statistics Swedish School Economics, Helsingfors, 1928-1941. Reader U. Helsingfors, 1935-1941, professor economics, 1941-1959, dean faculty social science, 1945-1950, vice rector, 1950-1958, chancellor Abo Academy, 1958-1967.

Member board management Oy Kaukas Ab. 1932-1975; member supervisory board Nordiska Foreningsbanken, 1952-1972, secretary general planning committee, 1940-1942.

Works

  • Author: Myntreformen ar 1865, 1928. Behov och levnadsstandard, 1935. Finlands naringsliv. 1936.

    Standard of Living, 1953. Finland’s Bank 1811—1877 and 1878—1914, 1961, 69. Bankliv genom hundra ar, 1962.

    Editor: Ekonomiska Samfundets Tidskrift, 1948-1967.

Membership

Member Board Swedish Peoples Party in Finland, 1929-1944. Vice chairman Swedish Literature Society of Finland, 1947-1966. Member Economics Society Finland (secretary 1929-1944).

Member Societas Scientiarum Fennica, History Society Finland.

Connections

Married Ella Geologica Tammelander, July 8, 1922. Children: Jost Joachim (deceased), Helena (Mistress.

father:
Knut Hugo Pipping

mother:
Anna (Westermarck) Pipping

spouse:
Ella Geologica Tammelander

children:
Jost Joachim Pipping (deceased)

Helena (Mrs Pipping