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.