The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Slutsky, Eugen (1880–1948)

  • Giancarlo Gandolfo
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Born in the Yaroslav province of Russia, Slutsky had troubled years as a student: he enrolled in the department of physics and mathematics at Kiev University, was expelled for taking part in student revolts, went abroad to the Munich Institute of Technology to study engineering and finally graduated in the department of law in 1911 back at Kiev University. He became a member of the faculty at Kiev Institute of Commerce in 1913 and full professor there in 1920. In 1926 he moved to Moscow as a staff member of the Conjuncture Institute; in 1934 he became a staff member of the Mathematical Institute of the University of Moscow and in 1936 a member of the Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences, Moscow, a post which he held until his death.

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