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
Their work and discoveries range from the formation of black holes and genetic scissors to efforts to combat hunger and develop new auction formats.
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