Michael Robert Kremer
November 12, 1964
|Institutions||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
The University of Chicago
|Alma mater||Harvard University (AB, AM, PhD)|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Economics (2019)|
|Information at IDEAS / RePEc|
Michael Robert Kremer (born November 12, 1964) is an American development economist who is University Professor in Economics And Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He is the founding director of the Development Innovation Lab at the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics. Kremer served as the Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University until 2020. In 2019, he was jointly awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, together with Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee, "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty."