The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1984
Born: 30 August 1913, London, United Kingdom
Died: 6 December 1991, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Prize motivation: "for having made fundamental contributions to the development of systems of national accounts and hence greatly improved the basis for empirical economic analysis."
Contribution: Pioneering research around national accounting systems.
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.
See them all presented here.