Arrow, Kenneth Joseph, 1921-....

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Birth 1921-08-23
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Economist, professor, and Nobel laureate.

From the description of Kenneth J. Arrow papers, 1939-2009, (bulk 1980s-2002). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36635625

From the description of Kenneth Joseph Arrow Papers, 1939-2002, (bulk [1980s]-2002). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 82695867

  • 1921: Born in New York, NY
  • 1940: B.S., Mathematics, City College of New York
  • 1941: M.A., Mathematics, Columbia University
  • 1942 - 1946 : Weather Officer, US Army Air Corps (ret. Captain)
  • 1947: Married Selma Schweitzer
  • 1947 - 1949 : Research Associate, Cowles Commission for Research in Economics
  • 1948 - 1949 : Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
  • 1948 - : Consultant, the RAND Corporation
  • 1949 - 1968 : Acting Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor of Economics and Statistics, Stanford University
  • 1951: Ph.D., Economics, Columbia University
  • 1951: Publication: Social Choice and Individual Values
  • 1954: Publication (with G. Debreu): Existence of Equilibrium for a Competitive Economy,Econometrica, vol. 22, pp. 265-290.
  • 1957: Awarded John Bates Clark Medal by the American Economics Association (AEA)
  • 1962 - 1963 : Economist, President's Council of Economic Advisers
  • 1968 - 1979 : Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • 1972: Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
  • 1973: President, American Economics Association (AEA)
  • 1980 - 1980 date : Professor of Economics and Operations Research, Stanford University
  • 1983 - 1986 : President, International Economic Association (IEA)

Arrow has also been a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

From the guide to the Kenneth J. Arrow Papers, 1939-2011, (Duke University. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

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