Goldenweiser, Emanuel Alexander
- Francesco L. Nepa
Goldenweiser, Emanuel Alexander (31 July 1883–31 March 1953), economist and author, was born in Kiev, Russia, the son of Alexander Solomonovich Goldenweiser, a lawyer, criminologist, and author of books on law and sociology, and Sofia Munstein. His father was also a friend and personal adviser to Count Leo Tolstoy. In 1902 Goldenweiser graduated from the First Kiev Gymnasium and then emigrated to the United States, where he was admitted to Columbia University. After receiving a B.A. from Columbia in 1903, he entered Cornell University, earning an M.A. in 1905 and a Ph.D. in 1907. In that latter year he also became a naturalized American citizen....