Tord Palander

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Tord Palander
Born(1902-10-06)6 October 1902
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 1972
Nationality Swedish
Institution University of Uppsala
University of Gothenburg
Field Regional science, urban economics
Alma mater Stockholm University

Tord Folkeson Palander (6 October 1902 – 1972) [1] was a Swedish economist. His Ph.D. thesis, Beiträge zur Standortstheorie (Contributions to Location Theory), completed in 1935 at the Stockholm University College, laid foundations to regional science.

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Palander first studied chemical engineering at the Royal Institute of Technology, and graduated in 1926. He then started to study economics at the Stockholm University College. In 1941 Palander became a professor at the University of Gothenburg, and in 1948 at the University of Uppsala.

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  1. Brockhaus Enzyklopädie . 1972. p. 133.