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Born: May 8, 1899, Vienna, Austria (son of Dr. August von Hayek, Professor of Botany at the University of Vienna and Felicitas née Juraschek) Education 1918-1921 Studies at University of Vienna 1921 Dr. jur., University of Vienna 1923 Dr. rer. pol, University of Vienna March 1923 – June 1924 Postgraduate work, New York University  …

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Seán Mac Bride was born on January 26, 1904 in Paris. He took an active part in the movement for Irish independence and suffered imprisonment on several occasions. 1947-1958 Member of Dail Eireann (Irish Parliament). 1948-1951 Minister for External Affairs for Ireland in Inter-Party Government. In 1954 was offered but declined, Ministerial Office in Irish…

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Eisaku Sato was born on March 27, 1901 in Tabuse, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. In 1921, completing the course of senior high school, he entered Tokyo Imperial University (now Tokyo University) and majored in German jurisprudence. In 1923, he passed the senior civil service examinations, and in the following year, upon graduating from the University, he…

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Award ceremony speech

Presentation Speech by Professor Erik Lundberg of the Translation from the Swedish text Your Majesty, Your Royal Highnesses, Ladies and Gentlemen, Hitherto the prize in Economic Science dedicated to the memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to researchers who have made pioneering contributions in what may be called “pure” economics. It has been awarded…

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Press release

9 October 1974 ECONOMICS PRIZE FOR WORKS IN ECONOMIC THEORY AND INTER-DISCIPLINARY RESEARCH has awarded the 1974 Prize for Economic Science in Memory of Alfred Nobel to Professor Gunnar Myrdal and Professor Friedrich von Hayek for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence…

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Banquet speech

Friedrich August von Hayek’s speech at the Nobel Banquet, December 10, 1974 Your Majesty, Your Royal Highnesses, Ladies and Gentlemen, Now that the Nobel Memorial Prize for economic science has been created, one can only be profoundly grateful for having been selected as one of its joint recipients, and the economists certainly have every reason…

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I was born on September 27, 1918, the second of five children. My father John A. Ryle was a doctor who, after the war, was appointed to the first Chair of Social Medicine at Oxford University. I was educated at Bradfield College and Oxford, where I graduated in 1939. During the war years I worked…

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Gunnar Myrdal was born in Gustaf’s parish, Sweden, on December 6, 1898. He graduated from the Law School of Stockholm University in 1923 and began practicing law while continuing his studies at the university. He received his juris doctor degree in economics in 1927 and was appointed docent in political economy. From 1925 to 1929…

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Born in 1900 at Svartbjörnsbyn near Boden in the north of Sweden. Parents, Olof Petter J., stonecutter from Värmland, and Cevia Gustafsdotter from Blekinge. There were six children in the family, of whom E.J. was the next youngest. His father fell ill with silicosis about 1904, and E.J. was taken care of by his childless…

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I was born in Fowey, Cornwall, on 11 May 1924, the youngest of three sons and my father was a banker. I grew up in Newquay, on the Atlantic coast and there developed a love of the sea and boats. I was educated at King’s College, Taunton and went to the University of Cambridge in…

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