Bertil Ohlin

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Bertil Ohlin

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Bertil Ohlin
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1977

Born: 23 April 1899, Klippan, Sweden

Died: 3 August 1979, Vålådalen, Sweden

Affiliation at the time of the award: Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden

Prize motivation: "for their pathbreaking contribution to the theory of international trade and international capital movements."

Contribution: Founder of the modern theory of international trade.

Prize share: 1/2

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