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Robert Emerson Lucas Jr.
Born September 15, 1937 (1937-09-15) (age 83)
Nationality American
Institution Carnegie Mellon University
University of Chicago
Field Macroeconomics
School or
tradition
New classical macroeconomics
Alma mater University of Chicago (BA, MA, PhD)
University of California, Berkeley
Doctoral
advisor
H. Gregg Lewis
Dale W. Jorgenson
Doctoral
students
Marcel Boyer
Costas Azariadis
Jean-Pierre Danthine
Boyan Jovanovic
Paul Romer
Contributions Rational expectations
Lucas critique
Behavioral economics
Awards Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1995)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Robert Emerson Lucas Jr. (born September 15, 1937) is an American economist at the University of Chicago. He is the John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College. He is a known figure in the creation of new classical approach to macroeconomics, he received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1995.

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