The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1981
Born: 5 March 1918, Champaign, IL, USA
Died: 11 March 2002, New Haven, CT, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Prize motivation: "for his analysis of financial markets and their relations to expenditure decisions, employment, production and prices."
Contribution: The theory of financial markets and their relation to consumption and investment decisions, production, employment and prices.
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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