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Wolfgang Stolper

Wolfgang Stolper American economist

American economist
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Intro American economist
A.K.A. Wolfgang Stolper
Countries United States of America Austria
Occupations Economist University teacher
Gender male
Birth 13 May 1912 (Vienna)
Death 31 March 2002 (Ann Arbor)
Star sign TaurusTaurus
Mother: Toni Stolper
Father: Gustav Stolper
Education Harvard University
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Wolfgang Friedrich Stolper (13 May 1912 – 31 March 2002) was an American economist.

Stolper was born in Vienna, the eldest son of economists Gustav Stolper and Toni Stolper. In 1925 the family moved to Berlin and emigrated in 1933 to the United States. In 1938 Stolper completed his economics studies at Harvard University. He was a student of Joseph Schumpeter.

From 1938 to 1943, Stolper was Assistant Professor of Economics at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore PA. In 1945, he participated in the Strategic Bombing Survey (Europe).

From 1949, Stolper was Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

In 1941 Stolper together with Paul A. Samuelson proposed the Stolper–Samuelson theorem.

In 1986 Stolper was a co-founder of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society.

Selected publications

  • Samuelson, Paul A.; Stolper, Wolfgang F. (1941). "Protection and Real Wages". Review of Economic Studies. 9 (1): 58–73. JSTOR 2967638.
  • Wolfgang F. Stolper: British monetary policy and the housing boom. Cambridge,Mass. Harvard Univ. Press, 1941.
  • Wolfgang F. Stolper: Strukturwandlungen der amerikanischen Wirtschaft seit dem Kriege. Essen. Archiv-Verl. Hoppenstedt Merten, 1956.
  • Wolfgang F. Stolper: The National Product of East Germany, 1959, Kyklos.
  • Wolfgang F. Stolper: The Structure of the East German economy. (Center for International Studies ; Massachusetts Inst. of Technology] / Wolfgang F. Stolper. With the assistance of Karl W. Roskamp. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1960.
  • Wolfgang F. Stolper: Germany Between East and West, 1960
  • Wolfgang F. Stolper: National Accounting in East Germany, 1961, in P. Deane, editor, Studies in Social and Financial Accounting, Income and Wealth [pdf]
  • Wolfgang F. Stolper: Planning Without Facts, 1966
  • Wolfgang F. Stolper: Planning a Free Economy: Germany 1945-1960 with K.W. Roskamp, 1979, ZfGS/JITE [pdf]
  • Wolfgang F. Stolper: Joseph Alois Schumpeter : The Public Life of a Private Man, Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press, 1994.
  • The Newsletter of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society. ISS Forum No. 7. August 2002

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