1983
Gerard Debreu
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(1921 - 2004)
Nationality
American, French
Area of specialisation
General equilibrium theory
Price Motivation
For having incorporated new analytical methods into economic theory and for his rigorous reformulation of the theory of general equilibrium
Affiliation at the time of Award
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
CONTRIBUTION
Basic research work in the theory of general equilibrium
PUBLICATIONS
1, The theory of value: an axiomatic analysis of economic equilibrium-1959 2, Landmark papers in general equilibrium theory, social choice and welfare with Arrow, Kenneth J.-2001