Michael Kremer

Michael Kremer
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Kremer in 2020
Michael Robert Kremer

(1964-11-12) November 12, 1964 (age 57)
InstitutionsMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Harvard University
The University of Chicago
FieldDevelopment economics
Health economics
Alma materHarvard University (AB, AM, PhD)
Robert Barro
Edward Miguel[2]
Seema Jayachandran
AwardsNobel Prize in Economics (2019)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Michael Robert Kremer (born November 12, 1964)[3] is an American development economist who is University Professor in Economics And Public Policy at the University of Chicago.[4] He is the founding director of the Development Innovation Lab at the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics.[5] Kremer served as the Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University until 2020.[4] In 2019, he was jointly awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, together with Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee,[6] "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty."[7]

  1. ^ Cf. Nobel Prize biography
  2. ^ "The political economy of education and health in Kenya / a thesis presented by Edward Andrew Miguel". Research Kenya. Archived from the original on September 27, 2016. Retrieved May 3, 2014.
  3. ^ U.S. Public Records Index Vol 1 & 2 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
  4. ^ a b "Curriculum Vitae (Michael Kremer)" (PDF). University of Chicago. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
  5. ^ "Nobel-winning economist Michael Kremer to join UChicago faculty as University Professor | UChicago News". Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  6. ^ Wearden, Graeme (October 14, 2019). "Nobel Prize in Economics won by Banerjee, Duflo and Kremer". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  7. ^ "The Prize in Economic Sciences 2019" (PDF) (Press release). Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. October 14, 2019.