Robert Solow

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Robert Solow
Born August 23, 1924 (1924-08-23) (age 89)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality United States
Alma mater Harvard University
Influenced by Wassily Leontief
William Phillips
Alvin Hansen
Paul Samuelson
Influenced George Akerlof
Robert J. Gordon
Joseph Stiglitz
Jagdish Bhagwati
Peter Diamond
Awards John Bates Clark Medal (1961)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1987)
National Medal of Science (1999)

Robert Merton Solow (born August 23, 1924) is an American economist. He is known for his work on the theory of economic growth that grew in the exogenous growth model. It was named after him. He was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal (in 1961) and the 1987 Nobel Prize in Economics.

Solow was born on August 23, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York.[1] He studied at Harvard University. Solow married Barbara Lewis in 1945. They had two sons and one daughter.

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