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Oliver E. Williamson

American economist

Oliver Eaton Williamson (born September 27, 1932) is an American economist. He is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a laureate of the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

Oliver E. Williamson
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Born
Oliver Eaton Williamson

(1932-09-27) September 27, 1932 (age 86)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materCarnegie Mellon, (Ph.D. 1963)
Stanford, (MBA 1960)
MIT, (B.Sc 1955)
AwardsJohn von Neumann Award (1999) Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2009)Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2009)
Scientific career
FieldsMicroeconomics
InfluencesChester Barnard
Ronald Coase
Richard Cyert
Ian Roderick Macneil
Herbert A. Simon
John R. Commons
InfluencedPaul L. Joskow

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