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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1989
Trygve Haavelmo

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Curriculum Vitae

Born: December 13, 1911, in Skedsmo, Norway
   
Education
1930 Examen artium (secondary school)
1933 Cand. oecon. (undergraduate degree) in Political Economy, University of Oslo
1946 Dr.phil., University of Oslo
   
Positions and appointments
1933 - 38 Research Assistant, Institute of Economics, University of Oslo
1938 - 39 Lecturer in Statistics, University of Aarhus
1940 - 42 Rockefeller Fellow
1942 - 44 Statistician, Nortraship, New York
1945 Commercial Attache, Norwegian Embassy, Washington, DC
1946 - 47 Researcher, Cowles Commission, University of Chicago
1947 - 48 Chief of Section, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Ministry of Finance, Oslo
1948 - 79 Professor of Economics, University of Oslo
   
Honors and international affiliations
1944 Fellow of the Econometric Society
1946 Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
1950 Member of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences
1954 - 58,
1961 - 63,
1966 - 70
Member of the Council of the Econometric Society
1957 President of the Econometric Society
1975 Honorary Member of the American Economic Association
1979 Member of the Danish Academy of Sciences
1979 Fridtjof Nansen Award for Outstanding Research

From Les Prix Nobel. The Nobel Prizes 1989, Editor Tore Frängsmyr, [Nobel Foundation], Stockholm, 1990

This CV was written at the time of the award and later published in the book series Les Prix Nobel/Nobel Lectures. The information is sometimes updated with an addendum submitted by the Laureate. To cite this document, always state the source as shown above.

 

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