Merton H. Miller
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1990
Born: 16 May 1923, Boston, MA, USA
Died: 3 June 2000, Chicago, IL, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Prize motivation: "for their pioneering work in the theory of financial economics."
Contribution: Important contributions in the field of corporate finance.
Prize share: 1/3
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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