Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1975
Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich, Tjalling C. Koopmans

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Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich - Facts

Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich

Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich

Born: 19 January 1912, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (now Russia)

Died: 7 April 1986, Moscow, USSR (now Russia)

Affiliation at the time of the award: Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR

Prize motivation: "for their contributions to the theory of optimum allocation of resources"

Field: theory of optimal allocation of resources

Contribution: Contributions to consumption analysis and to monetary history and theory, including observations of the complexity of stabilization policy.

Prize share: 1/2

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