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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1978
Herbert A. Simon

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Herbert A. Simon - Facts

Herbert A. Simon

Herbert A. Simon

Born: 15 June 1916, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Died: 9 February 2001, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Prize motivation: "for his pioneering research into the decision-making process within economic organizations"

Field: management science

Contribution: Work in a number of fields, including the methodology of science, applied mathematical statistics, operations analysis, economics, and business administration His work is synthesized in a new theory of organizational decision-making.

Prize share: 1/1

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