Jorge Kingston

Jorge Kingston

Fellow: Awarded 1940
Field of Study: Economics
Fellow: Awarded 1947
Field of Study: Economics

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Education: Universidade do Brasil

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1940

Appointed from Brazil:

KINGSTON, JORGE:  Appointed for a statistical study of coffee in the economy of Brazil; tenure, six months from the winter of 1940.

Born November 24, 1901, at Niteroi, Brazil. Education:  National School of Engineering, Civil Engineer, 1924.

Engineer, 1925–26, Companhia Serviços Reunidos do Itapemirim; Engineer, 1926–28, Companhia Madeiras do Itapemirim; Engineer, 1928–35, Comissão de Obras do Porto de Vitoria; Professor of Physics, 1930–31, Ginasio do Espirito Santo; Statistician, 1936–39, Ministry of Agriculture; Professor of General and Applied Statistics, 1939—, University of Brazil.

Publications:  Sobre a Theoria da Capillaridade, 1929; Sobre a Theoria Quantica do Atomo, 1929; Osmose e Dialyse,  1929; Principios de Estatística Agrícola, 1937; A Lei Estatística da Demanda do Café, 1939. Articles in Revista de Economia e Estatística, Boletim do Ministerio do Trabalho, Observador Economico e Financeiro.

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