|Born||6 October 1902|
|Institution|| University of Uppsala |
University of Gothenburg
|Field||Regional science, urban economics|
|Alma mater||Stockholm University|
Tord Folkeson Palander (6 October 1902 – 1972)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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