Becker, Gary Stanley

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Born: Dec 02, 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 84 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.

 

 
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