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Peter A. Diamond

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Peter A. Diamond
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Born
Peter Arthur Diamond

(1940-04-29) April 29, 1940 (age 79)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materMIT
Yale University
Spouse(s)Priscilla "Kate" Myrick
AwardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
2010
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2010)
Scientific career
FieldsPolitical economics, welfare economics, behavioral economics
Doctoral advisorRobert Solow[1]
Doctoral studentsMartin Hellwig
David K. Levine[2]
Andrei Shleifer[3]
Emmanuel Saez[4]
Notes

Peter Arthur Diamond (born April 29, 1940) is an American economist. Diamon is known for his analysis of U.S. Social Security policy and his work as an advisor to the Advisory Council on Social Security in the late 1980s and 1990s.

He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2010, along with Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pissarides.

He is an Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. On June 6, 2011 he withdrew his nomination to serve on the Federal Reserve’s board of governors, citing intractable Republican opposition for 14 months.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. Peter A. Diamond - Autobiography - Nobelprize.org, PDF page 2
  2. Levine, David Knudsen (1981). The enforcement of collusion in oligopoly (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 8 February 2017.
  3. "The business cycle and the stock market by Andrei Shleifer". Retrieved 2016-09-19.
  4. Saez, Emmanuel (1999). Essays on the economics of income taxation (Ph.D.). MIT. Retrieved 1 February 2017.
  5. "Peter Arthur Diamond". Biography in Context (fee, via Fairfax County Public Library). Detroit: Gale Biography In Context. 2010. Gale Document Number: GALE|K1650007280. Retrieved June 13, 2011.
  6. Nobel Laureate Diamond Withdraws Nomination to Fed Board, Joshua Zumbrun, Bloomberg News, June 6, 2011

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