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George J. Stigler Ph.D., M.B.A.

George J. Stigler Ph.D., M.B.A.

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1982
The President's National Medal of Science - Behavior and Social Science 1987

Economist - industrial organization. 'Seminal studies of industrial structures; functioning of markets; causes, effects of public regulation.' Great teacher. Writings easy to admire, joy to read, impossible to imitate. Interest: many areas of economics; history of economics. Very Humorous.

Chicago Economics Department intellectual ferment - intense intellectual atmosphere; captivated him.

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A Biographical Memoir by Milton Friedman, Longtime Friend and Recipient of The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1976. Biography 17 pages, 21 pages total.

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Name: George Joseph Stigler
Birth: 17 January 1911, Renton, WA, USA
Death: 1 December 1991, Chicago, IL, USA
Institution: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Award: "for his seminal studies of industrial structures, functioning of markets and causes and effects of public regulation"
Subject: industrial organization
Portion of Cash: 1/1
Contribution: Fundamental contributions to the study of market processes and the analysis of the structure of industries.
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Ph.D., M.B.A.: Ph.D. Mentor: Frank H. Knight, powerful, skeptical philosopher, faculty in Chicago for 28 yrs. Under him, only 3 or 4 students completed dissertation. M.B.A. Northwestern University 1932.
Ph.D., Thesis: History of production and distribution theories from 1870 to 1952. University of Chicago, 1938.

“One comes to be of just such stuff as that on which the mind is set” - Maithri Upanishath, VI.34:3

“…the peace that is found in libraries and laboratories…” - Louis Pasteur
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