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Bergson, Abram

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 2003 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Economists

1914 – Born on the 21st of April in New York City. American economist and educator.

1938 – Defined and discussed the notion of an individualistic social welfare function.

1940 – Bergson taught at the University of Texas.

1946 – He taught economics at Columbia University.

1956 – A member of the Harvard Economics Department.

         – Chief of the Russian Economic subdivision of the Office of Strategic Services during World War II.

1964 – Director of the Harvard Russian Research Center.

         – Became chairman of the Social Sciences Advisory Board of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

1969 – Bergson was acting director of the Russian Research Center (now the Davis Center).

1983 – His books include: "The Structure of Soviet Wages: A Study in Socialist Economics"; "Soviet National Income and Product in 1937"; "The Economics of Soviet Planning"; "Productivity and the Social System: The USSR and the West"; and "The Soviet Economy: Towards the Year 2000" (coeditor with Herbert Levine).

2003 – Abram Bergson died on 23rd of April.