|Died||August 3, 1986 (aged 77)|
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
|Institutions||University of California, Berkeley|
|Doctoral students||Michael Perelman|
George M. Kuznets (//; July 28, 1909 – August 3, 1986) was a Belarusian American economist. A member of the University of California, Berkeley's department of agricultural and resource economics, he specialized in agricultural economics. Regarded by his peers as a pioneer in quantitative research, Kuznets was appointed a fellow of the American Agricultural Economics Association in 1982, the highest honor of his profession. He was also elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, in 1960.
Born in into a Jewish family at Pinsk, Russian Empire (now in Belarus), Kuznets moved to the US with his family in the 1920s and obtained a Ph.D. in psychometrics from Stanford University. His older brother Simon Kuznets was also an economist and won the 1971 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
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