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Winkler, Josef Winklern

Winkler, Wilhelm


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Wilhelm Winkler, photo, around 1925



Winkler, Wilhelm, b. Prague (Czech Republic), June 29, 1884, d. Vienna, Sept. 3, 1984, statistician, political theorist. Worked at the Austrian Central Statistical Office from 1921-1938 (responsible for organising the census of 1934); university professor from 1929; 1938-1945 forced to retire by the Nazi regime. Professor at the University of Vienna from 1945-1956, head of the Department of Statistics; Dean from1950-1951; founded the Austrian Society of Statistics; President of this society for many years.


Publications: Statistisches Handbuch der europäischen Nationalitäten, 1931; Grundriß der Statistik, 2 vols., 1931/1933 (21947/1948); Grundfragen der Ökonometrie, 1951; Die Österreicher im Ausland, 1955; Mehrsprachiges demographisches Wörterbuch, 1960; Demometrie, 1969.

Literature: Festschrift W. W. zum 100. Geburtstag, 1984; A. Pinwinkler, W. W., doctoral thesis, 2 vols., Salzburg 2001.


 
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