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Peter A. Diamond
Peter Arthur Diamond
April 29, 1940
|Spouse(s)||Priscilla "Kate" Myrick|
|Awards||Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2010)
|Fields||Political economics, welfare economics, behavioral economics|
|Doctoral advisor||Robert Solow|
|Doctoral students||Martin Hellwig
David K. Levine
Peter Arthur Diamond (born April 29, 1940) is an American economist. Diamon is known for his analysis of U.S. Social Security policy and his work as an advisor to the Advisory Council on Social Security in the late 1980s and 1990s.
He is an Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. On June 6, 2011 he withdrew his nomination to serve on the Federal Reserve’s board of governors, citing intractable Republican opposition for 14 months.
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