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James Mirrlees
James Mirrlees
Born5 Julie 1936(1936-07-05)
Minnigaff, Scotland
Dee'd29 August 2018(2018-08-29) (aged 82)
Cambridge, Ingland
Alma mater
AwairdsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1996)
Scientific career
FieldsEconomics, Poleetical Economy

James Alexander Mirrlees (5 Julie 1936 - 29 August 2018) wis an Scots economist an a professor o Poleetical Economy at the Varsity o Cambridge. In 1996, he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences wi William Vickrey "for thair contributions tae the Economic theory of the incentives under asymmetric information".

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