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Robert M. Solow

Robert M. SolowAKA Robert Merton Solow

Born: 23-Aug-1924
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Theory of economic growth

Military service: US Army (1942-45, WWII, North Africa and Sicily)

Father: Milton Solow
Mother: Hannah
Wife: Barbara Lewis (m. 1945, two sons, one daughter)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1947)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1949)
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1951)
    Professor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1949-95)

    Nobel Prize for Economics 1987
    John Bates Clark Medal 1961
    US Official Member, Commission on Income Maintenance (1968-70)
    US Council of Economic Advisers 1961-62 (consultant, 1962-68)
    Member of the Board of Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (1975-81)
    American Economic Association Vice President (1968), President (1979)
    Econometric Society President (1964)
    Economists for Peace and Security Trustee
    American Association for the Advancement of Science Vice President (1970)
    Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Trustee
    Accademia dei Lincei
    American Philosophical Society
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Center for Economic and Policy Research Advisory Board
    Federation of American Scientists Board of Directors
    National Academy of Sciences
    Obama for America
    Russell Sage Foundation Scholar
    Urban Institute Vice Chairman

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