Marschak, Jacob, 1898-1977

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Marschak was born on July 23, 1898 in Kiev, Russia; attended the Technical Institute of Kiev, 1916-18, and the Univ. of Berlin, 1919; received his doctorate at the Univ. of Heidelberg in 1922; taught at Heidelberg, Oxford, the Univ. of Chicago, and Yale Univ. before becoming a professor of economics and operations research at the UCLA Graduate School of Management in 1960; helped develop the information theory of economics and was a leading researcher in econometrics; published books include Economic theory of teams (1972) and Economic information, decision, and prediction : selected essays (c1974); nominated several times for a Nobel Prize; he died on July 27, 1977 in LA.

From the description of Papers, 1930-1980. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39457749

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Marschak was born on July 23, 1898 in Kiev, Russia; attended the Technical Institute of Kiev, 1916-18, and the University of Berlin, 1919; received his doctorate at the University of Heidelberg in 1922; taught at Heidelberg, Oxford, the University of Chicago, and Yale University before becoming a professor of economics and operations research at the UCLA Graduate School of Management in 1960; helped develop the information theory of economics and was a leading researcher in econometrics; published books include Economic theory of teams (1972) and Economic information, decision, and prediction: selected essays (c1974); nominated several times for a Nobel Prize; he died on July 27, 1977 in Los Angeles.

From the guide to the Jacob Marschak Papers, 1930-1980, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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referencedIn Catalogue I of the Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Marschak, Jacob, 1898-1977. Papers, 1930-1980. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Jacob Marschak Papers, 1930-1980 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
referencedIn John Ptak Computer Science Book Collection, 1891-1987 (bulk 1940-1965) Special Collections Research Center
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Information theory in economics
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Birth 1898-07-23

Death 1977-07-27

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