Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1990
Harry M. Markowitz, Merton H. Miller, William F. Sharpe

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Harry M. Markowitz - Facts

Harry M. Markowitz

Harry M. Markowitz

Born: 24 August 1927, Chicago, IL, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: City University of New York, New York, NY, USA

Prize motivation: "for their pioneering work in the theory of financial economics"

Field: financial economics

Contribution: Constructed a micro theory of portfolio management for individual wealth holders.

Prize share: 1/3

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