William F. Sharpe

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William F. Sharpe

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William F. Sharpe
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1990

Born: 16 June 1934, Boston, MA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for their pioneering work in the theory of financial economics."

Contribution: Developed a general theory for the pricing of financial assets.

Prize share: 1/3

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