Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1974
Gunnar Myrdal, Friedrich August von Hayek

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Gunnar Myrdal - Facts

Gunnar Myrdal

Gunnar Myrdal

Born: 6 December 1898, Skattungbyn, Sweden

Died: 17 May 1987, Stockholm, Sweden

Prize motivation: "for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena"

Field: institutional economics, macroeconomics

Contribution: Research on the interrelations between economic, social and political processes.

Prize share: 1/2

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