1992
Gary Becker
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(1930 - 2014)
Nationality
American
Area of specialisation
Economic Sociology, Microeconomics
Price Motivation
For having extended the domain of microeconomic analysis to a wide range of human behaviour and interaction, including nonmarket behaviour
Affiliation at the time of Award
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
CONTRIBUTION
Extended the domain of economic theory to aspects of human behaviour which had previously been dealt with by other social science disciplines such as sociology, demography and criminology
PUBLICATIONS
1, Human Capital: a theoretical and empirical analysis, with special reference to education (1993) 2, A theory of the allocation of time (1995)