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Oliver E. Williamson
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Born
Oliver Eaton Williamson

(1932-09-27)September 27, 1932
Died May 21, 2020(2020-05-21) (aged 87)
Nationality United States
Alma mater Carnegie Mellon, (Ph.D. 1963)
Stanford, (MBA 1960)
MIT, (B.Sc 1955)
Awards

John von Neumann Award (1999)

Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2009)Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2009)
Scientific career
Fields Microeconomics
Influences Chester Barnard
Ronald Coase
Richard Cyert
Ian Roderick Macneil
Herbert A. Simon
John R. Commons
Influenced Paul L. Joskow

Oliver Eaton Williamson (September 27, 1932 – May 21, 2020) an American economist. He was a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He was a laureate of the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

Williamson died on May 21, 2020 in Oakland, California of pneumonia-related problems at the age of 87.



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