William Nordhaus

William Dawbney Nordhaus (born May 31, 1941) is an American economist, a Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University, best known for his work in economic modeling and climate change, and one of the 2 recipients of the 2018 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.[3] Nordhaus received the prize "for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis".[4]

William Nordhaus
Nordhaus in Stockholm, December 2018
William Dawbney Nordhaus

(1941-05-31) May 31, 1941 (age 80)[1]
EducationYale University (B.A., M.A.)
Sciences Po
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ph.D.)
AwardsBBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award (2017)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2018)
Scientific career
FieldsEnvironmental economics
InstitutionsYale University
ThesisA theory of endogenous technological change (1967)
Doctoral advisorRobert Solow[2]

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