Some Notes on the Scientific Methods of Simon Kuznets

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Robert W. Fogel

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: December 1987

Abstract

This paper discusses the scientific methods that guided the economic research of Simon Kuznets, with particular stress on his approach to measurement and theory. The paper closes with the transcription of a brief autobiographical talk by Kuznets at a dinner in honor of his eightieth birthday.

Suggested Citation

Fogel , Robert W., Some Notes on the Scientific Methods of Simon Kuznets (December 1987). NBER Working Paper No. w2461. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=227103

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