Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

Share this:

Trygve Haavelmo - Facts

Trygve Haavelmo

Trygve Haavelmo

Born: 13 December 1911, Skedsmo, Norway

Died: 26 July 1999, Oslo, Norway

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Prize motivation: "for his clarification of the probability theory foundations of econometrics and his analyses of simultaneous economic structures"

Field: econometrics

Contribution: Pioneering contributions to the foundation of econometrics, i.e., methods used to estimate and test quantitative economic relations.

Prize share: 1/1

Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "Trygve Haavelmo - Facts". Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 18 Sep 2014. <>


Find out if all countries in the world gain on trading.


All you want to know about the Prize in Economic Sciences!


This Prize was established in memory of Alfred Nobel.