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Sir James Mirrlees
Born (1936-07-05)5 July 1936
Minnigaff, Scotland
Died 29 August 2018(2018-08-29) (aged 82)
Cambridge, England
Nationality British
Institution Chinese University of Hong Kong
Oxford University
University of Cambridge
Field Political economics
Alma mater University of Edinburgh
Trinity College, Cambridge
Doctoral
advisor
Richard Stone
Doctoral
students
Partha Dasgupta
Nicholas Stern
Peter J. Hammond
Franklin Allen
Barry Nalebuff
Huw Dixon
Anthony Venables
John Vickers
Alan Manning
Gareth Myles
Paul Seabright
Hyun-Song Shin
Zhang Weiying
Awards Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1996)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Sir James Alexander Mirrlees FRSE FBA (5 July 1936 – 29 August 2018) was a Scottish economist. He was the winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. He was knighted in the 1997 Birthday Honours.

Mirrlees died on 29 August 2018 in Cambridge, England at the age of 82.


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