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Daniel Kahneman

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Daniel Kahneman
Kahneman In 2004
Born(1934-03-05)March 5, 1934
DiedMarch 27, 2024(2024-03-27) (aged 90)
NationalityUnited States, Israel
EducationHebrew University (BA)
University of California, Berkeley (MA, PhD)
Known forCognitive biases
Behavioral economics
Prospect theory
Loss aversion
Spouse(s)Ira Kahneman
Anne Treisman
(m. 1978; her death 2018)
AwardsAPA Lifetime Achievement Award (2007)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2002)
Tufts University Leontief Prize (2010)
APS Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award (1982)
University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award (2003)
Scientific career
FieldsPsychology, economics
InstitutionsPrinceton University 1993–
University of California, Berkeley 1986–93
University of British Columbia 1978–86
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences 1972–73
Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1961–77
ThesisAn analytical model of the semantic differential (1961)
Doctoral advisorSusan M. Ervin-Tripp
Doctoral students
Anat Ninio
Avishai Henik
Baruch Fischhoff
Ziv Carmon

Daniel Kahneman (/ˈkɑːnəmən/; Hebrew: דניאל כהנמן; March 5, 1934 – March 27, 2024) was an Israeli-American psychologist and economist. He won the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (shared with Vernon L. Smith). He won the Nobel Prize for studying economics by using tools from psychology.[1]

In 2011, he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list of top global thinkers. In the same year, his book Thinking, Fast and Slow, which summarizes much of his research, was published and became a best seller.[2]

Kahneman died on March 27, 2024 in New York City at the age of 90.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2002". NobelPrize.org. Retrieved 2021-05-11.
  2. "The New York Times Best Seller List – December 25, 2011" (PDF). www.hawes.com. Retrieved 2014-08-17.
  3. Power, Chris (March 27, 2024). "Daniel Kahneman, Nobel-winning economist, dies at 90". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 27, 2024.