Samuelson, Paul A. (Paul Anthony), 1915-2009

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Birth 1915-05-15
Death 2009-12-13
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Paul A. Samuelson (1915-2009) was a Nobel Prize-winning economist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

From the description of Paul A. Samuelson papers, 1933-2010. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 664246147

  • 1915, May 15: Born in Gary, Indiana, son of Russian-born parents Frank Samuelson and Ella Lipton
  • 1932: Graduated Hyde Park High School, Chicago
  • 1935: B.A., University of Chicago
  • 1935 - 1937 : Social Science Research Council Pre-doctoral Fellow
  • 1936: M.A., Harvard University
  • 1937 - 1940 : Society of Fellows, Harvard University
  • 1940 - 1944 : Assistant Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • 1941: Ph.D. (David A. Wells Prize), Harvard University
  • 1944 - 1947 : Associate Professor of Economics, MIT
  • 1947 - 1966 : Professor of Economics, MIT
  • 1948 - 1949 : Guggenheim Fellow
  • 1958 - 1959 : Ford Faculty Research Fellow
  • 1966 - 1986 : Institute Professor, MIT
  • 1970: Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science
  • 1971: Albert Einstein Commemorative Award
  • 1986 - 2009 : Gordon Y. Billard Fellow, Institute Professor Emeritus, MIT
  • 1990: Gold Scanno Prize in Economy, Naples, Italy
  • 1991: MIT established Paul A. Samuelson Professorship in Economics
  • 1996: Awarded National Medal of Science
  • 2009, Dececember 13: Died, Belmont, Massachusetts

From the guide to the Paul A. Samuelson Papers, and undated, 1933-2010, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

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Subjects:

  • Neoclassical school of economics
  • Welfare economics
  • Post--Keynesian economics
  • Monetary policy
  • Economic history 20th century
  • Inflation--Econometric models
  • Economists
  • Economic stabilization
  • International finance
  • Human biology--Economic aspects
  • Economics--Study and teaching (Higher)
  • Stochastic analysis
  • Economics, mathematical
  • Economists--Correspondence
  • Economic history
  • Marxian economics
  • Public goods--Econometric models
  • Monetary policy--Econometric models
  • World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects
  • Nobel Prize winners
  • Economists--Methodology

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