Robert Merton Solow , GCIH ( ; born August 23, 1924) is an American economist whose work on the theory of economic growth culminated in the exogenous growth model named after him. He is currently Emeritus Institute Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he has been a professor since 1949. He was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal in 1961, the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1987, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014. Four of his PhD... Read Morehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Solow
Robert Merton Solow, GCIH (/ ˈ s oʊ l oʊ /; born August 23, 1924) is an American economist whose work on the theory of economic growth culminated in the exogenous growth model named after him.   He is currently Emeritus Institute Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology , where he has been a professor since ...
Robert Solow, American economist who was awarded the 1987 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his important contributions to theories of economic growth. His studies helped persuade governments to channel funds into technological research and development to spur economic growth.
Robert M. Solow Biographical . I was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 23, 1924, the oldest of three children. My parents were themselves the children of immigrants. They had to earn a living as soon as they finished secondary school. So my sisters, my cousins and I were the first generation of our family to attend a university.
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Robert Solow. MIT Professor of Economics and Nobel Laureate. Robert M. Solow, is an American economist who was awarded the 1987 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his important contributions to theories of economic growth. Solow received a B.A. (1947), an M.A. (1949), and a Ph.D. (1951) from Harvard University.
Photo from the Nobel Foundation archive. Robert M. Solow. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1987. Born: 23 August 1924, Brooklyn, NY, USA. Affiliation at the time of the award: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA.
Robert M. Solow Prize Lecture Lecture to the memory of Alfred Nobel, December 8, 1987 Growth Theory and After I have been told that everybody has dreams, but that some people habitually forget them even before they wake up. That seems to be what happens to me. So I do not know if I have ever dreamt about giving this Lecture.
The American economist and 1987 Nobel laureate Robert Merton Solow was born on August 23, 1924, in Brooklyn, New York. Several years after his birth, economics, in the United States and globally, launched a great leap forward after the stock market crash of 1929 had created the Great Depression that attracted able minds to the study of ...
Brief Biography. The oldest of three children to two working-class Jewish immigrants, Robert Merton Solow was always a successful student, winning a scholarship to study at Harvard University at sixteen. He often cites his childhood during the Great Depression as what first interested him in economics.
Last summer, as he turned 95, the economist Robert M. Solow sat at home poring over a draft outline of “The Work of the Future,” an MIT report about technology, jobs, and economic growth.