Peter A. Diamond
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2010
Born: 29 April 1940, New York, NY, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their analysis of markets with search frictions."
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.
See them all presented here.