The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Jaszi, George (1915–1992)

  • E. Denison
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Research administrator and expert in national accounts. Born in Budapest, Jaszi attended Oberlin College, the London School of Economics (BSc, 1936) and Harvard (Ph.D., 1946). He was employed by the Bureau of Economic analysis (or its predecessors) in its National Income Division 1942–59 (Division Chief 1949–59), as Assistant Director 1959–62, and as Director 1963–85.


Government accounting Jaszi, G. National income accounting National product accounting 

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