|Born||September 14, 1920
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
|Died||October 20, 2013
Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Alma mater||MIT (Ph.D.)
UC Berkeley (B.A.)
|Influenced by||Paul Samuelson|
|Influenced||E. Roy Weintraub|
|Awards||John Bates Clark Medal (1959)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1980)
Lawrence Robert Klein (September 14, 1920 – October 20, 2013) was an American economist. He became a well-known economist for his work in creating computer models to forecast economic trends in the field of econometrics. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1980 for his discovery.
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- "Lawrence R. Klein, economist who forecast global trends, dies at 93". New York Times.com. October 20, 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/business/economy/lawrence-r-klein-economist-who-forecast-global-trends-dies-at-93.html. Retrieved October 22, 2013.