1993
Robert W. Fogel
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(1927 - 2013)
Nationality
American
Area of specialisation
Economic history
Price Motivation
For having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change
Affiliation at the time of Award
USA: University of Chicago,
CONTRIBUTION
Clarified the role of the railways for the development of the economy in the United States, and the economic role of slavery
PUBLICATIONS
1, Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics (2013). 2, The Changing Body: Health Nutrition and Human Development Western World since 1700, (2011)