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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1981
James Tobin

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James Tobin - Facts

James Tobin

James Tobin

Born: 5 March 1918, Champaign, IL, USA

Died: 11 March 2002, New Haven, CT, USA

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

Prize motivation: "for his analysis of financial markets and their relations to expenditure decisions, employment, production and prices"

Field: macroeconomics

Contribution: The theory of financial markets and their relation to consumption and investment decisions, production, employment and prices.

Prize share: 1/1

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