Daniel Kahneman


Daniel Kahneman

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Daniel Kahneman
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2002

Born: 5 March 1934, Tel Aviv, British Mandate of Palestine (now Israel)

Affiliation at the time of the award: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

Prize motivation: "for having integrated insights from psychological research into economic science, especially concerning human judgment and decision-making under uncertainty."

Contribution: Integrated economic analysis with fundamental insights from cognitive psychology, in particular regarding behavior under uncertainty, thereby laying the foundation for a new field of research.

Prize share: 1/2

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