Thomas Schelling

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Thomas Schelling

Lecturing at Sharif University of Technology
Born 14 April 1921 (1921-04-14) (age 93)
Oakland, California, United States
Nationality United States
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
Harvard University
Yale University
Influenced by Carl von Clausewitz, Niccolò Machiavelli
Influenced Tyler Cowen, Mark Kleiman, Robert Jervis
Awards Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2005)

Thomas Crombie Schelling (born 14 April 1921) is an American economist and professor of foreign affairs, national security, nuclear strategy, and arms control.[1]

He is also co-faculty at the New England Complex Systems Institute. He was awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize in Economics (shared with Robert Aumann) for "having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis".

Schelling was born on 14 April 1921 in Oakland, California. He studied at the University of California, Berkeley, at Harvard University, and at Yale University.

Schelling married Corinne Tigay Saposs in 1947. They had four children. They divorced in 1991. Then, Schelling married Alice M. Coleman in 1991. They have four children.

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