|Douglass C. North|
|Born||November 5, 1920
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley|
|Influenced by||Melvin M. Knight|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Economics (1993)|
In the words of the Nobel Committee, North and Fogel were awarded the prize "for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change."
North was born on November 5, 1920 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He studied at Washington University in St. Louis, and Stanford University, at the University of Washington, and at Cambridge University. North has three sons from a failed marriage.
References[change | change source]
- North's Profile, Hoover Institution
Other websites[change | change source]
- 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics
- Hoover Institution homepage
- Douglass C. North – Autobiography