Michael Kremer

Michael Kremer
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Kremer in 2020
Born
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)
Doctoral
advisor
Robert Barro
Doctoral
students
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.