Kenneth Arrow

Kenneth Arrow, Economist, 95 years old.

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Kenneth Arrow

Kenneth Arrow was an economist from United States of America. He was born on August 23, 1921 (died on February 21, 2017, he was 95 years old) in New York City as Kenneth Joseph Arrow. Kenneth Joseph Arrow is an American economist and joint winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with John Hicks in 1972. To date he is the youngest person to have received this award at 51.In economics he is considered an important figure in post-World War II neo-classical economic theory. Many of his former graduate students have gone on to win the Nobel Memorial Prize themselves. Arrow's impact on the economics profession has been tremendous.

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Kenneth Arrow was born on the , which was a Tuesday

When Kenneth Arrow died, he was 95 years old.

Kenneth Arrow zodiac sign was virgo.


School name
Townsend Harris High School
City College Of New York
Columbia University
City University Of New York

Awards (14)

Year Award
- Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association awarded
- Fellow of the Econometric Society awarded
- Fellow of the American Statistical Association awarded
- Foreign Member of the Royal Society awarded
- John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship awarded
- Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences awarded
1972 Nobel Prize in Economics awarded he was 50 years old
1957 John Bates Clark Medal awarded he was 35 years old
- doctor honoris causa awarded
2004 National Medal of Science awarded he was 82 years old
2013 John von Neumann Award awarded he was 91 years old
1977 John von Neumann Lecture awarded he was 55 years old
1998 Kampé de Fériet Award awarded he was 76 years old
1986 John von Neumann Theory Prize awarded he was 64 years old

Place of Birth, Real Name, Education, etc.

AlmaMater Columbia University, City College of New York
Award John von Neumann Theory Prize, John Bates Clark Medal, National Medal of Science, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
Institution Stanford University
Nationality United States
Doctoral student Eric Maskin
Residence California
Languages spoken, written or signed English
Given name Kenneth
Employer University Of Chicago
Field of work Economics
Date of death 2017-02-21T00:00:00Z
Ethnic group Jewish People
Doctoral advisor Harold Hotelling
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Influenced by George Bernard Dantzig
Student of Harold Hotelling
Place of birth New York City
Birth name Kenneth Joseph Arrow
Place of death Palo Alto
Member of American Association For The Advancement Of Science
Affiliation Stanford University
Position held Mayor
Name in native language Kenneth Joseph Arrow
Official website Kenneth Arrow official website
Sex or gender Male
National Library of Israel identifier 000011942
Erdős number 3
Country of citizenship United States Of America
Student Anthony Downs
RePEc Short-ID Par7
Exact match Http://
CiNii author ID (books) DA00113470
Academic degree Master's Degree , educated at: Columbia University , point in time: 1941-01-01T00:00:00Z
Family name Arrow. Show people with the surname Arrow
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Kenneth Arrow (95 years)
Kenneth Arrow

American economist

  • Birth place: New York City, United States
  • Birth Sign: Virgo
Tuesday, August 23, 1921

Days left until next birthday: 179 days (as of February 26)

Birth sign: Virgo

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