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Jewish Laureates of Nobel Prize in Economics

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YearNobel LaureateCountry of birth
2016Hart, Oliver
"for their contributions to contract theory"
UK
2012Roth, Alvin E.
"for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design"
USA
2008Krugman, Paul
"for his analysis of trade patterns and location of economic activity"
USA
2007Maskin, Eric S.
"for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory"
USA
2007Myerson, Roger B.
"for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory"
USA
2007Hurwicz, Leonid
"for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory"
Russia
2005Aumann, Robert J.
"for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis"
Germany
2002Kahneman, Daniel
"for having integrated insights from psychological research into economic science, especially concerning human judgment and decision-making under uncertainty"
Israel
2001Stiglitz, Joseph E.
"for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information"
USA
2001Akerlof, George A.
"for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information"
USA
1997Scholes, Myron S.
"for a new method to determine the value of derivatives"
Canada
1994Harsanyi, John C.
"for their pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games"
Hungary
1993Fogel, Robert W.
"for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change"
USA
1992Becker, Gary S.
"for having extended the domain of microeconomic analysis to a wide range of human behavior and interaction, including nonmarket behavior"
USA
1990Miller, Merton H.
"for their pioneering work in the theory of financial economics"
USA
1990Markowitz, Harry M.
"for their pioneering work in the theory of financial economics"
USA
1987Solow, Robert M.
"for his contributions to the theory of economic growth"
USA
1985Modigliani, Franco
"for his pioneering analyses of saving and of financial markets"
Italy
1980Klein, Lawrence R.
"for the creation of econometric models and the application to the analysis of economic fluctuations and economic policies"
USA
1978Simon, Herbert A.
"for his pioneering research into the decision-making process within economic organizations"
USA
1976Friedman, Milton
"for his achievements in the fields of consumption analysis, monetary history and theory and for his demonstration of the complexity of stabilization policy"
USA
1975Kantorovich, Leonid V.
"for their contributions to the theory of optimum allocation of resources"
Russia
1973Leontief, Wassily
"for the development of the input-output method and for its application to important economic problems"
Russia
1972Arrow, Kenneth J.
"for their pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory"
USA
1971Kuznets, Simon
"for his empirically founded interpretation of economic growth which has led to new and deepened insight into the economic and social structure and process of development"
USA
1970Samuelson, Paul A.
"for the scientific work through which he has developed static and dynamic economic theory and actively contributed to raising the level of analysis in economic science"
USA

Total number of Jewish Laureates: 26