Richard Thaler

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Richard Thaler
Born (1945-09-12) September 12, 1945 (age 78)
NationalityUnited States
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago Booth School of Business 1995–
Johnson Graduate School of Management 1978–1995
FieldBehavioral finance
Alma materUniversity of Rochester (M.A. 1970, Ph.D. 1974)
Case Western Reserve University (B.A. 1967)
Newark Academy
Sherwin Rosen
AwardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2017)

Richard H. Thaler (/ˈθlər/; born September 12, 1945) is an American economist of Jewish descent.[1]

He is best known for being a theorist in behavioral finance. He was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for improving behavioral economics.[2][3][4][5]

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  2. Appelbaum, Binyamin (9 October 2017). "Nobel in Economics Is Awarded to Richard Thaler". The New York Times. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  3. Gauthier-Villars, David (9 October 2017). "Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to American Richard Thaler". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  4. Keyton, David; Heintz, Jim (9 October 2017). "American Richard Thaler wins Nobel Prize in Economics". Associated Press via USA Today. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  5. Tetlow, Gemma (9 October 2017). "Richard Thaler awarded 2017 Nobel prize in economics". Financial Times. Retrieved 9 October 2017.