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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Tjalling C. Koopmans - Facts

Tjalling C. Koopmans

Tjalling C. Koopmans

Born: 28 August 1910, 's Graveland, the Netherlands

Died: 26 February 1985, New Haven, CT, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

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

Field: theory of optimal allocation of resources

Contribution: Renewed, generalized, and developed methods for analysis of the classical problem of economics as regards the optimum allocation of scarce resources.

Prize share: 1/2

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