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Thomas J. Sargent
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Sargent in 2011
Born July 19, 1943 (1943-07-19) (age 77)
Nationality American
Institution Hoover Institution
University of Minnesota
University of Chicago
Stanford University
New York University
Singapore Management University
Field Macroeconomics, monetary economics
Alma mater UC Berkeley, (BA)
Harvard University, (PhD)
Doctoral
advisor
John R. Meyer
Doctoral
students
Martin Eichenbaum
Lawrence J. Christiano
Danny Quah
Sagiri Kitao
Influences Robert Lucas, Jr.
John Muth
Awards

NAS Award for Scientific Reviewing (2011)

Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2011)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Thomas John "Tom" Sargent (born July 19, 1943) is an American economist. He is the W.R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Business at New York University. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2011 together with Christopher A. Sims for their "empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy".

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