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Robert Lucas Jr.

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Robert Emerson Lucas Jr.
Born (1937-09-15) September 15, 1937 (age 83)
NationalityAmerican
InstitutionCarnegie Mellon University
University of Chicago
FieldMacroeconomics
School or
tradition
New classical macroeconomics
Alma materUniversity of Chicago (BA, MA, PhD)
University of California, Berkeley
Doctoral
advisor
H. Gregg Lewis
Dale W. Jorgenson
Doctoral
students
Marcel Boyer
Costas Azariadis
Jean-Pierre Danthine
Boyan Jovanovic
Paul Romer
ContributionsRational expectations
Lucas critique
Behavioral economics
AwardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1995)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Robert Emerson Lucas Jr. (born September 15, 1937) is an American economist at the University of Chicago. He is the John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College. He is a known figure in the creation of new classical approach to macroeconomics,[1] he received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1995.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Snowdon, Brian; Vane, Howard R. (2005). Modern Macroeconomics: Its Origin, Development and Current State. Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar. pp. 220–223. ISBN 978-1-84542-208-0.
  2. "Robert E. Lucas, Jr. | American economist". Retrieved 2017-08-02. Unknown parameter |encyclopedia= ignored (help)
  3. "The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1995". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2008-10-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)