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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1999
Robert A. Mundell

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Robert A. Mundell - Facts

Robert A. Mundell

Robert A. Mundell

Born: 24 October 1932, Kingston, ON, Canada

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

Prize motivation: "for his analysis of monetary and fiscal policy under different exchange rate regimes and his analysis of optimum currency areas"

Field: international macroeconomics

Contribution: Analysed international macroeconomic policy and demonstrated the importance of the exchange rate regime, and how barriers to migration and capital movements stimulate commodity trade.

Prize share: 1/1

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