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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1995
Robert E. Lucas Jr.

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Robert E. Lucas Jr. - Facts

Robert E. Lucas Jr.

Robert E. Lucas Jr.

Born: 15 September 1937, Yakima, WA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Prize motivation: "for having developed and applied the hypothesis of rational expectations, and thereby having transformed macroeconomic analysis and deepened our understanding of economic policy"

Field: macroeconomics

Contribution: Development and application of the theory of rational expectations in macroeconomic analysis.

Prize share: 1/1

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