Gunnar Myrdal

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Gunnar Myrdal
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Gunnar Myrdal in Januar 1964
Born Karl Gunnar Myrdal
6 December 1898(1898-12-06)
Gustafs, Dalarna, Swaden
Died 17 Mey 1987(1987-05-17) (aged 88)
Danderyd, Swaden
Naitionality Swadish
Alma mater Stockholm Varsity
Kent for

Monetary equilibrium, Ex-ante,

Circular cumulative causation
Hauf-marrae(s) Alva Myrdal (m. 1924)
Awairds Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1974)[1]
Bronislaw Malinowski Awaird (1975)
Scientific career
Fields Economics, Politics, Sociology
Institutions NYU, Stockholm Varsity
Doctoral advisor Gustav Cassel
Doctoral students Rudolf Meidner
Influences Knut Wicksell
John R. Commons[2]
Influenced Ha-Joon Chang

Karl Gunnar Myrdal (Swadish: [ˈmyːɖɑːl]; 6 December 1898 – 17 Mey 1987) wis a Swadish economist, sociologist an politeecian. In 1974, he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences wi Friedrich Hayek for "thair pioneerin wirk in the theory o money an economic fluctuations an for thair penetratin analysis o the interdependence o economic, social an institutional phenomena."[1] He is best kent in the Unitit States for his study o race relations, which culminatit in his beuk An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy. The study wis influential in the 1954 laundmerk U.S. Supreme Coort Decision Brown v. Board of Education. In Swaden his wirk an poleetical influence war important tae the establishment o the Folkhemmet an the welfare state.

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