The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Goldsmith, Selma (née Selma Evelyn Fine) (1912–1962)

  • E. Denison
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A government economic statistician specializing in distributions of consumer units by size of income, Selma Goldsmith studied at Cornell (BA, 1932) and Radcliffe (PhD, 1936), and was the wife of the economist Raymond W. Goldsmith.

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