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Bengt Holmström

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Bengt Holmström
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Bengt Holmström (2013)
Born
Bengt Robert Holmström

(1949-04-18) 18 April 1949 (age 71)
NationalityFinnish
Institutions
Alma materUniversity of Helsinki (BS)
Stanford University (MS, PhD)
Doctoral
advisor
Robert B. Wilson
Doctoral
students
Jonathan Levin[1]
AwardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2016)

Bengt Robert Holmström (born 18 April 1949) is a Finnish economist. He is the Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

With Oliver Hart, he received the Central Bank of Sweden Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2016.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Levin, Jonathan David (1999). Relational contracts, incentives and information (Ph.D.). MIT. hdl:1721.1/9520.
  2. Appelbaum, Binyamin (October 10, 2016). "Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom Win Nobel in Economics for Work on Contracts". New York Times. Retrieved October 10, 2016.