Currently alive, at 94 years of age.
1921 – Born on the 23rd of August.
1940 – He graduated from Townsend Harris High School and then earned a Bachelor’s degree from the City College of New York.
1941 – At Columbia University, he received a Master’s degree.
1946-1949 – He spent his time partly as a graduate student at Columbia and partly as a research associate at the Cowles Commission for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago.
1951 – He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia.
1972 – Nobel Prize in Economics.
1973 – President of American Economic Association.
1983 – Won the Nobel prize for this work.
2004 – He was one of the recipients of the National Medal of Science.