Oliver E. Williamson

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Oliver E. Williamson
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Born
Oliver Eaton Williamson

(1932-09-27)September 27, 1932
DiedMay 21, 2020(2020-05-21) (aged 87)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materCarnegie Mellon, (Ph.D. 1963)
Stanford, (MBA 1960)
MIT, (B.Sc 1955)
AwardsJohn von Neumann Award (1999) Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2009)Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2009)
Scientific career
FieldsMicroeconomics
InfluencesChester Barnard
Ronald Coase
Richard Cyert
Ian Roderick Macneil
Herbert A. Simon
John R. Commons
InfluencedPaul L. Joskow

Oliver Eaton Williamson (September 27, 1932 – May 21, 2020) an American economist. He was a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He was a laureate of the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.[1]

Williamson died on May 21, 2020 in Oakland, California of pneumonia-related problems at the age of 87.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Curriculum Vitae of Oliver E. Williamson" (PDF). University of California, Berkeley. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-06-11. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  2. "Oliver Williamson RIP". Econlib. May 22, 2020.
  3. Nobel laureate Oliver Williamson, pioneer of organizational economics, dies at 87

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