Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich


Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich

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Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1975

Born: 19 January 1912, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (now Russia)

Died: 7 April 1986, Moscow, USSR (now Russia)

Affiliation at the time of the award: Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR

Prize motivation: "for their contributions to the theory of optimum allocation of resources."

Contribution: Renewed, generalized, and developed methods for analysis of the classical problem of economics as regards the optimum allocation of scarce resources.

Prize share: 1/2

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