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Theodore William Schultz

In 1979 Theodore Schultz was awarded the Nobel Prize along with W. Arthur Lewis for their “pioneering research into economic development … with particular consideration of the problems of developing countries.” Schultz’s focus was on agriculture, a natural interest for someone who had grown up on a South Dakota farm. In 1930 Schultz began teaching […]

Daniel Kahneman

  In 2002, Daniel Kahneman, along with Vernon Smith, received the Nobel Prize in economics. Kahneman received his prize “for having integrated insights from psychological research into economic science, especially concerning human judgment and decision-making under uncertainty.” Kahneman did most of his important work with Amos Tversky, who died in 1996. Before their work, economists […]

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