Michael Kremer

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Michael Kremer
Michael Robert Kremer

(1964-11-12) November 12, 1964 (age 59)
EducationHarvard University (BA, MA, PhD)
AwardsNobel Prize in Economics (2019)
Scientific career
FieldsDevelopment economics
Health economics
InstitutionsHarvard University
Doctoral advisorRobert Barro
Doctoral studentsEdward Miguel[1]
InfluencedEsther Duflo
Academic career
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Michael Robert Kremer (born November 12, 1964)[2] is an American development economist of Jewish descent. He is the Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University. In 2019 he was jointly awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, together with Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo,[3] "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty."[4]

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  1. "The political economy of education and health in Kenya / a thesis presented by Edward Andrew Miguel". Research Kenya. Archived from the original on 27 September 2016. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  2. U.S. Public Records Index Vol 1 & 2 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
  3. Wearden, Graeme (2019-10-14). "Nobel Prize in Economics won by Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer - live updates". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-10-14.
  4. "The Prize in Economic Sciences 2019" (PDF) (Press release). Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. October 14, 2019.

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