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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1986
James M. Buchanan Jr.

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James M. Buchanan Jr. - Facts

James M. Buchanan Jr.

James M. Buchanan Jr.

Born: 3 October 1919, Murfreesboro, TN, USA

Died: 9 January 2013, Blacksburg, VA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Center for Study of Public Choice, Fairfax, VA, USA

Prize motivation: "for his development of the contractual and constitutional bases for the theory of economic and political decision-making"

Field: public finance

Contribution: Contributions to the theory of political decision-making and public economics.

Prize share: 1/1

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