The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1973
Born: 5 August 1906, St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: 5 February 1999, New York, NY, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Prize motivation: "for the development of the input-output method and for its application to important economic problems."
Contribution: Creator of the input-output technique, a method that provides tools for a systematic analysis of the complicated inter-industry transactions in an economy.
Prize share: 1/1
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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