Frisch, Ragnar (Anton Kittil)


Frisch, Ragnar (Anton Kittil)

biographical name

(born March 1895, Oslo, Nor.—died Jan. 31, 1973, Oslo) Norwegian economist. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Oslo and taught there from 1931 to 1965. He was a pioneer of econometrics and one of the founders of the Econometric Society. He is famous for the development of large-scale econometric modeling linked to economic planning and national income accounting. In 1969 he shared the first Nobel Prize in Economics with Jan Tinbergen.

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