Speeches and writings, correspondence, curricular materials, and printed matter, relating to economic conditions and especially
to tax policy, primarily in the United States.
Professor Paul Haensel was a prominent economist who authored several books on taxation and finance and taught at Northwestern
University from 1930 to 1943. Haensel was born in Moscow on 8 February 1878 (N.S.). Graduating from the Moscow Practical Commercial
Academy in 1896, he entered Moscow University, completing his course of studies in 1902 with a degree in law. Remaining at
the University as a professor from 1903 to 1928, he published many works on taxation, including his master's thesis, Nalog
s nasledstva (1906), as well as works on public finance, such as Istoriia finansov (1913) and Finansovaia reforma v Rossii
(1916-1917). In addition to his teaching and research activities, he served as a member of the board of directors of the State
Bank, 1915-1917, advisor to the Commissariat of Finance, and director of the financial section of the Institute of Economic
Research in Moscow, 1921-1928.
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