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Wladimir S. Woytinsky

economist.

Wladimir S. Woytinsky, Russian economist. Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Association, Econometric Society, Population Association American, Industrial Relations Research Association.

Background

Woytinsky, Wladimir S. was born on November 12, 1885 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Son of Savely J. and Wilhelmina (Berman) Woytinsky.

Education

Student St. Petersburg U., 1904-1908.

Career

Came to the United States, 1935, naturalized, 1941. Imprisoned, exiled to Siberia for opposition Tsarist regime, 1908-1917. Commissioner North Front, Provisional Government, 1917.

Imprisoned by Soviet government, 1917. Chief editor daily Borba, Georgia, Causcasus, 1918. Member Georgian Mission, Rome and Paris, 1919-1922.

Economics writer, Berlin, 1922-1928. Director statistics General German Federation Labor, 1928-1933. With International Labor Office, Geneva, 1934-1935.

With Central Statistical Board, Washington, 1935-1936. With committee social security Social Science Research Council, 1935-1941. Principal consultant economist Social Security Board, 1941-1947.

Research director Twentieth Century Fund, 1947-1952. Research professor Johns Hopkins, 1947-1952.

Works

  • Author: Die Welt in Zahlen, 7 vols., 1925-1928. Social Consequences of the Economic Depression, 1936. Labor in the United States, 1938.

    Three Aspects of Labor Dynamics, 1942. Earnings and Social Security in the United States, 1943. World Population and Production, Trends and Outlook (with E. S. Woytinsky), 1953.

    Employment and Wages in the United States, 1953. World Commerce and Governments (with E. S. Woytinsky), 1955, Lessons of the Recessions, 1959. India Awakening Giant, 1957.

    Stormy Passage, 1962.

Membership

Member American Economics Association, American Statistical Association, Econometric Society, Population Association American, Industrial Relations Research Association.

Connections

Married Emma Shadkhan, July 15, 1917.

father:
Savely J. Woytinsky

mother:
Wilhelmina (Berman) Woytinsky

spouse:
Emma Shadkhan