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Richard Thaler
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Born (1945-09-12) September 12, 1945 (age 76)
Nationality United States
Alma mater University of Rochester (M.A. 1970, Ph.D. 1974)
Case Western Reserve University (B.A. 1967)
Newark Academy
Awards Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2017)

Richard H. Thaler ( born September 12, 1945) is an American economist of Jewish descent.

He is best known for being a theorist in behavioral finance. He was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for improving behavioral economics.

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