Paul Michael Romer (born November 7, 1955) is an American economist. He is known for creating the endogenous growth theory. He won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2018 alongside William Nordhaus. He was Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank until he resigned in January 2018. He had been on leave from his position as professor of economics at the Stern School of Business at New York University.
|Chief Economist of the World Bank|
October 2016 – 24 January 2018
|President||Jim Yong Kim|
|Preceded by||Kaushik Basu|
|Succeeded by||Shanta Devarajan (Acting)|
Paul Michael Romer
7 November 1955
Denver, Colorado, United States
|Education||Phillips Exeter Academy
University of Chicago (BSc, MA, PhD)|
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|Awards||Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2018)|
|Institutions||New York University|
University of Chicago
University of Rochester
|Doctoral advisor||José Scheinkman|
Robert Lucas Jr.
|Other academic advisors||Russell Davidson|
|Doctoral students||Sérgio Rebelo|
- Donnan S. Outspoken World Bank chief economist Paul Romer exits // FT. January 24, 2018.
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