1975
Tjalling C Koopmans
Picture
(1910 - 1985)
Nationality
Dutch
Area of specialisation
Theory of optimal allocation of resources
Price Motivation
Theory of optimal allocation of resources
Affiliation at the time of Award
Yale University, USA
CONTRIBUTION
Renewed, Generalize and developed methods for analysis of the classical problem of economics as regards the optimum allocation of scarce resources
PUBLICATIONS
1, Serial correlation and quadratic forms in normal variables, Annals of mathematical statistics, Institute of mathematical statistics (1942) 2, On the description and comparison of economic systems (1971) 3, Concepts of optimality ad their uses (1975) 4, Additively decomposed quasi -convex functions (1982)