The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1983
Born: 4 July 1921, Calais, France
Died: 31 December 2004, Paris, France
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for having incorporated new analytical methods into economic theory and for his rigorous reformulation of the theory of general equilibrium."
Contribution: Basic research work in the theory of general equilibrium.
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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