Robert Fogel

American economist, historian (1926–2013)

Robert William Fogel (July 1, 1926 – June 11, 2013) was an American economic historian and scientist, and winner (with Douglass North) of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

Fogel in about 1980

Fogel was born on July 1, 1926 in New York City, New York to Russian-Jewish parents. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois. Fogel graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1944.[1] He studied at Cornell University, at Columbia University, and at Johns Hopkins University. Fogel died on June 11, 2013, at a health services center in Oak Park, Illinois of a short illness, aged 86.[2][3][4]

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  1. Gibson, Lydialyle (May–June 2007). "The human equation". The University of Chicago Magazine. University of Chicago. 99 (5). Retrieved 2007-10-31.
  2. "Robert Fogel, Won Nobel Prize in Economics, 1926-2013". University of Chicago. Archived from the original on 2013-06-15. Retrieved 11 June 2013.
  3. Arnold, Laurence (1926-07-01). "Robert Fogel, Nobel Laureate for Economic History, Dies at 86". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2013-06-12.
  4. Cronin, Brenda (2012-04-17). "Robert Fogel, Nobel Laureate, Dies - Real Time Economics - WSJ". Blogs.wsj.com. Retrieved 2013-06-12.

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