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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1980
Lawrence R. Klein

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Lawrence R. Klein - Facts

Lawrence R. Klein

Lawrence R. Klein

Born: 14 September 1920, Omaha, NE, USA

Died: 20 October 2013, Gladwyne, PA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Prize motivation: "for the creation of econometric models and the application to the analysis of economic fluctuations and economic policies"

Field: macroeconometrics

Contribution: Analysis of the effects of macroeconomic policy by econometric model building. He also made important contributions in developing fore-casting techniques.

Prize share: 1/1

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