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Lucas, Robert E., Jr

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Personal name headingLucas, Robert E., Jr.
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Birth date1937-09-15
Place of birthYakima, Wash.
Field of activityMacroeconomics
AffiliationUniversity of Chicago
Carnegie Institute of Technology
Profession or occupationEconomist
Nobel Prize winners
Found inRational expectations and econometric practice, 1981 (a.e.) t.p. (Robert E. Lucas, Jr., Univ. of Chicago)
Collected papers on monetary theory, 2012: ECIP t.p. (Robert E. Lucas, Jr.) data view (b. Sept. 15, 1937)
Nobelprize.org, via WWW, February 22, 2013 (Robert E. Lucas Jr.; born September 15, 1937 in Yakima, Washington; son of Robert Emerson Lucas and Jane Templeton Lucas; B.A., History, University of Chicago, 1959; Ph. D., Economics, University of Chicago, 1964; Assistant Professor of Economics, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1963-1967; Associate Professor of Economics, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1967-1970; Professor of Economics, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1970-1974; Ford Foundation Visiting Research Professor of Economics, University of Chicago, 1975-1975; Professor of Economics, University of Chicago, 1975-1980; Visiting Professor of Economics, Northwestern, 1981-1982; John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago, 1980-; field: Macroeconomics; awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel in 1995 for having developed and applied the hypothesis of rational expectations, and thereby having transformed macroeconomic analysis and deepened our understanding of economic policy)
Wikipedia, via WWW, February 22, 2013 (Robert Lucas, Jr.; Robert Emerson Lucas, Jr.; born September 15, 1937; an American economist at the University of Chicago; he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1995 and is consistently indexed among the top 10 economists in the Research Papers in Economics ranking; he is married to economist Nancy Stokey)