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Gérard Debreu

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Gérard Debreu
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Debreu in 1977
Born(1921-07-04)4 July 1921
Calais, France
Died31 December 2004(2004-12-31) (aged 83)
Paris, France
NationalityFrench
InstitutionUniversity of California, Berkeley
FieldMathematical economics
School or
tradition
Walrasian economics
Alma materÉcole Normale Supérieure
University of Paris
Doctoral
students
Graciela Chichilnisky
Beth E. Allen
Xavier Vives
InfluencesLéon Walras
Henri Cartan
Maurice Allais
ContributionsGeneral equilibrium
utility theory
topological methods
integration of set-valued correspondences
AwardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economics (1983)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Gérard Debreu (French: [dəbʁø]; 4 July 1921 – 31 December 2004) was a French economist and mathematician. He was a professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He won the 1983 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Atlas, Riva D. (6 January 2005). "Gerard Debreu, 83, Dies; Won Nobel in Economics". The New York Times.