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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1979
Theodore W. Schultz, Sir Arthur Lewis

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Theodore W. Schultz - Facts

Theodore W. Schultz

Theodore W. Schultz

Born: 30 April 1902, Arlington, SD, USA

Died: 26 February 1998, Evanston, IL, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Prize motivation: "for their pioneering research into economic development research with particular consideration of the problems of developing countries"

Field: development economics

Contribution: Analysis of the role of investment in human capital for economic development, particularly in agriculture.

Prize share: 1/2

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