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Becker, Gary Stanley

Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Economists

1930 – Born on the 2nd of December in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.

1951 – Becker earned a B.A. at Princeton University.

1955 – Ph.D. at the University of Chicago.

1957 – He taught at Columbia University.

         – Returned to Chicago, where he still teaches price theory to new graduate students.

1967 – Won the John Bates Clark Medal.

1987 – President of American Economic Association.

1992 – Awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics.

2000 – Becker received the National Medal of Science.

2004 – Wrote a monthly column for Business Week.

         – In December, Becker started a joint weblog with Judge Richard Posner.