Gary Becker Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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Biography Of Gary Becker
Real Name Gary Becker
Profession Economists
Famous as Economist
Nationality American
Personal life of Gary Becker
Born on 02 December 1930
Birthday 2nd December
Died At Age 83
Sun Sign Sagittarius
Born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died on 03 May 2014
Awards 1992 – Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

1967 – John Bates Clark Medal

2007 – Presidential Medal of Freedom

John von Neumann Award

2000 – National Medal of Science for Behavioral and Social Science

Personal Fact of Gary Becker

Gary Becker was an American economist who won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1992. Described as the most important social scientist in the past 50 years by the New York Times, he was also the recipient of the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom. He was one of the first economists to extend the tenets of microeconomic analysis to a wider range of human issues like family organization, drug addiction, racial discrimination, crime, etc.

He was also one of the main exponents of the study of human capital. Born to a Jewish family in Pennsylvania, he was an athletic boy who was more interested in sports than in intellectual pursuits up to his mid-teens. He was a good student nonetheless, and ultimately when he had to choose between sports and academic activities, he went for academics. Having loved mathematics from an early age, he also became deeply interested in economics and sociology as a young man.

He attended Princeton University and eventually earned his PhD from the University of Chicago, before embarking on an academic career. Known for extending the scope of economic research to sociological issues, he was credited with the “rotten kid theorem.” His economic analysis of democracy is also quite famous.

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