John R. Hicks

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John R. Hicks

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John R. Hicks
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1972

Born: 8 April 1904, Warwick, United Kingdom

Died: 20 May 1989, Blockley, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: All Souls College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for their pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory."

Contribution: Made fundamental contributions to the renewal of the general equilibrium theory. Work with welfare theory. Introduced new welfare concepts in microeconomics.

Prize share: 1/2

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