Stolper in 1924
|Died||18 October 1988 97) (aged|
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
|Alma mater||University of Berlin|
Antonie "Toni" Stolper (22 November 1890 – 18 October 1988) was an Austrian-German economist and journalist. She fled Europe and immigrated to the United States in 1933 and moved to Canada in 1977.
Stolper was born Antonie Kassowitz, daughter of Max Kassowitzand Julie Kassowitz , in Vienna, Austria in 1890. She studied law in Vienna and economics in Berlin, Germany, earning her doctorate under Heinrich Herkner in 1917. In 1921, she married Gustav Stolper, the editor of a journal called Der Österreichische Volkswirt (The Austrian Economist). In 1925, the couple moved to Berlin, where Gustav Stolper established a new paper, Der Deutsche Volkswirt (The German Economist). Toni Stolper wrote regularly for both of these publications, particularly on questions related to English and Russian economics. She became a German citizen in 1926.
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