National Commission on Employment and Unemployment Statistics Nomination of Sat A. Levitan To Be a Member.
The President today announced that he will nominate Sar A. Levitan, of Washington, D.C., to be a member of the National Commission on Employment and Unemployment Statistics. The President also indicated that if confirmed by the Senate, Levitan would be designated Chairman of the Commission. Levitan is director of the Center for Manpower Policy Studies at the George Washington University.
Levitan was born September 14, 1914, in Lithuania. He received a B.S. from City College of New York in 1937 and an M.A. (1939) and Ph.D. (1949) from Columbia University.
From 1946 to 1951, he was an associate professor of economics at the State University of New York in Plattsburgh, N.Y. He was a public member of the Wage Stabilization Board from 1951 to 1953, and from 1954 to 1960 he worked as a specialist in labor and economic development at the Legislative Reference Service of the Library of Congress.
In 1962-63 Levitan was a research professor of economics at George Washington University. He was senior economist at the W. E. Upjohn Institute in Washington from 1964 until 1967, when he became director of the Center for Manpower Policy Studies at George Washington.
Levitan has served as a consultant to various governmental agencies and has been on labor panels for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and the American Arbitration Association. He is the author of numerous publications in the manpower area of labor economics.
Jimmy Carter, National Commission on Employment and Unemployment Statistics Nomination of Sat A. Levitan To Be a Member. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244027