/ˈkʊznɛts/ (say 'kooznets)

Simon S, 1901–85, Ukrainian-born economist and statistician; credited with the development of the system of measuring the gross national product; Nobel prize for economics in 1971.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • KUZNETS (S.) — Simon KUZNETS 1901 1985 Simon Kuznets a reçu en 1971 le troisième prix Nobel d’économie «pour son interprétation fondée sur des données empiriques de la croissance économique, qui a renouvelé et approfondi la connaissance de la structure… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kuznets —   [ kʊznɛts], Simon Smith, amerikanischer Volkswirtschaftler russischer Herkunft, * Charkow 30. 4. 1901, ✝ Cambridge (Massachusetts) 8. 7. 1985; Professor an der University of Pennsylvania (1936 54), an der Johns Hopkins University (1954 60) und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Kuznets — [kuz′nets΄] Simon 1901 85; U.S. economist, born in Russia …   English World dictionary

  • Kuznets — Simon Smith Kuznets (* 30. April 1901 in Charkiw, Ukraine; † 8. Juli 1985 in Cambridge) war ein US amerikanischer Ökonom. Er erhielt 1971 den Preis für Wirtschaftswissenschaften der schwedischen Reichsbank in Gedenken an Alfred Nobel (als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kuznets — noun United States economist (born in Russia) who developed a method for using a country s gross national product to estimate its economic growth (1901 1985) • Syn: ↑Simon Kuznets • Instance Hypernyms: ↑economist, ↑economic expert * * * /kooz… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kuznets — /kooz nits, koohz /, n. Simon (Smith), 1901 85, U.S. economist, born in Russia: Nobel prize 1971. * * * …   Universalium

  • Kuznets — Simon, 1901–1985, aus der Sowjetunion stammender Nationalökonom, der 1922 in die Vereinigten Staaten emigrierte, dort an verschiedenen Universitäten, zuletzt in Harvard (1960–1971), lehrte; ⇡ Nobelpreis für Wirtschaftswissenschaften 1971. Die… …   Lexikon der Economics

  • Kuznets — Kuz•nets [[t]ˈkʊz nɪts, ˈkuz [/t]] n. big Simon (Smith), 1901–85, U.S. economist, born in Russia: Nobel prize 1971 …   From formal English to slang

  • Kuznets curve — is the graphical representation of Simon Kuznets s theory ( Kuznets hypothesis ) that economic inequality increases over time while a country is developing, then after a critical average income is attained, begins to decrease. One theory as to… …   Wikipedia

  • KUZNETS, SIMON — (1901–1985), U.S. economist, Nobel laureate. Born in Russia, Kuznets was educated in the U.S. He was assistant professor and then full professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania (1936–54), and in 1960 was appointed professor of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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