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Lars Peter Hansen
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Lars Peter Hansen (2007)
Born October 26, 1952 (1952-10-26) (age 68)
Nationality United States
Institution University of Chicago
Carnegie Mellon University
Field Macroeconomics
School or
tradition
Chicago School of Economics
Alma mater University of Minnesota (Ph.D.)
Utah State University (B.Sc.)
Doctoral
advisor
Christopher A. Sims
Doctoral
students
Narayana Kocherlakota
Masao Ogaki
Influences Thomas J. Sargent, Christopher A. Sims
Contributions Generalized method of moments, robust control applied to macroeconomics and asset pricing
Awards Frisch Medal (with Kenneth J. Singleton), 1984

Nemmers Prize, 2006

CME Group-MSRI Prize, 2008

BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards, 2010

Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, 2013
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Lars Peter Hansen (born 26 October 1952) is an American economist. He is the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor of economics at the University of Chicago and a 2013 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

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