George Arthur Akerlof (born June 17, 1940) is an American economist and a university professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and Koshland Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. Akerlof was awarded 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, jointly with Michael Spence and Joseph Stiglitz, "for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information."
George Arthur Akerlof
June 17, 1940
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
|Relatives||Carl Akerlof (brother)|
London School of Economics
University of California, Berkeley
|New Keynesian economics|
|Alma mater||Yale University (B.A)|
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ph.D)
|Influences||John Maynard Keynes|
|Awards||Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001)|
|Information at IDEAS / RePEc|
|Thesis||Wages and capital (1966)|