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SHORT LIST
  • George Akerlof 1
  • Kenneth Arrow
  • Robert Aumann
  • Lord Peter (P. T.) Bauer
  • Gary Becker
  • George Dantzig
  • Peter Diamond
  • Peter Drucker
  • Robert Fogel
  • Milton Friedman
  • Alan Greenspan
  • Zvi Griliches
  • John Harsanyi
  • Hendrik Houthakker
  • Leonid Hurwicz
  • Lord Richard Kahn
  • Daniel Kahneman
  • Lord Nicholas Kaldor
  • Leonid Kantorovich
  • Lawrence Klein
  • János Kornai
  • Paul Krugman
  • Simon Kuznets
  • Wassily Leontief 2
  • Harry Markowitz
  • Jacob Marschak
  • Karl Marx
  • Eric Maskin
  • Merton Miller
  • Ludwig von Mises
  • Franco Modigliani
  • Roger Myerson
  • John von Neumann
  • David Ricardo
  • Alvin Roth
  • Murray Rothbard
  • Paul Samuelson
  • Myron Scholes
  • Herbert Simon 6
  • Robert Solow
  • Piero Sraffa
  • Joseph Stiglitz
  • Jacob Viner
  • Abraham Wald
LONG LIST
  • Andrew Abel
  • Moses Abramovitz
  • Irma Adelman
  • Morris Adelman
  • Albert Aftalion
  • George Akerlof 1
  • Kenneth Arrow
  • Robert Aumann
  • Robert Axelrod
  • Lord Thomas Balogh
  • Paul Baran
  • William A. Barnett
  • Robert Barro
  • Otto Bauer
  • Lord Peter (P. T.) Bauer
  • William Baumol
  • Gary Becker
  • Abram Bergson
  • Ben Bernanke
  • Mark Blaug
  • Alan Blinder
  • Michael Boskin
  • Martin Bronfenbrenner
  • Michael Bruno
  • Arthur Burns
  • George Dantzig
  • Paul Davidson
  • Harold Demsetz
  • Peter Diamond
  • Aaron Director
  • Evsey Domar
  • Joseph Dorfman
  • Robert Dorfman
  • Peter Drucker
  • Otto Eckstein
  • Robert Eisner
  • Stanley Engerman
  • Richard Epstein
  • Solomon Fabricant
  • Martin Feldstein
  • Willian Fellner
  • Amy Finkelstein
  • Stanley Fischer
  • Franklin Fisher
  • Robert Fogel
  • Jacob Frenkel
  • Milton Friedman
  • David Gale
  • Alexander Gerschenkron
  • Mark Gertler
  • Arthur Goldberger
  • Claudia Goldin
  • Robert Gordon
  • Mark Granovetter
  • Alan Greenspan
  • Zvi Griliches
  • Gene Grossman
  • Herschel Grossman
  • Sanford Grossman
  • Frank Hahn
  • John Harsanyi
  • Oliver Hart
  • Jerry Hausman
  • Eli Heckscher
  • Robert Heilbroner
  • Elhanan Helpman
  • Rudolf Hilferding
  • Albert O. Hirschman
  • Jack Hirshleifer
  • Hendrik Houthakker
  • Leonid Hurwicz
  • Paul Joskow
  • Alfred Kahn
  • Lord Richard Kahn
  • Daniel Kahneman
  • Lord Nicholas Kaldor
  • Michal Kalecki
  • Leonid Kantorovich
  • Carl Kaysen
  • Leon Keyserling
  • Israel Kirzner
  • Lawrence Klein
  • János Kornai
  • Irving Kravis
  • David Kreps
  • Alan Krueger
  • Paul Krugman
  • Robert Kuttner
  • Simon Kuznets
  • Ludwig Lachmann
  • Wolf Ladejinsky
  • David Landes
  • Edward Lazear
  • Emil Lederer
  • Robert Lekachman
  • Wassily Leontief 2
  • Abba Lerner
  • Jonathan Levin
  • Steven Levitt
  • Adolph Lowe
  • Fritz Machlup
  • Burton Malkiel
  • Ernest Mandel
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
  • Charles Manski
  • Harry Markowitz
  • Jacob Marschak
  • Karl Marx
  • Eric Maskin
  • Allan Meltzer
  • Robert Merton 3
  • Paul Milgrom
  • Merton Miller
  • Jacob Mincer
  • Hyman Minsky
  • Ludwig von Mises
  • Franco Modigliani
  • Roger Myerson
  • Marc Nerlove
  • John von Neumann
  • Maurice Obstfeld
  • Arthur Okun
  • Elinor Ostrom 4
  • Don Patinkin
  • Joseph Pechman
  • Sam Peltzman
  • Isaac de Pinto
  • Karl Polanyi
  • Michael Polanyi
  • Robert Pollak
  • Richard Posner
  • Bernard van Praag
  • Karl Pribram
  • Matthew Rabin
  • Roy Radner
  • Howard Raiffa
  • Ayn Rand
  • Anatol Rapoport
  • David Ricardo
  • Kenneth Rogoff
  • Nathan Rosenberg
  • Paul Rosenstein-Rodan
  • Henry Rosovsky
  • Stephen Ross
  • Walt Rostow
  • Alvin Roth
  • Murray Rothbard
  • Michael Rothschild
  • Nouriel Roubini
  • Ariel Rubinstein
  • Jacques Rueff
  • Jeffrey Sachs
  • Paul Samuelson
  • Herbert Scarf
  • José Scheinkman
  • Myron Scholes
  • Anna Schwartz
  • Edwin Seligman
  • Reinhard Selten 5
  • Andrei Shleifer
  • Martin Shubik
  • Bernard Siegan
  • Herbert Simon 6
  • Julian Simon
  • Lord Robert Skidelsky 7
  • Robert Solow
  • Hugo Sonnenschein
  • Piero Sraffa
  • Herbert Stein
  • Joseph Stiglitz
  • Lawrence Summers
  • Robert Summers
  • Frank Taussig 8
  • Richard Thaler
  • Amos Tversky
  • Jacob Viner
  • Abraham Wald
  • Henry Wallich 9
  • Murray Weidenbaum
  • E. Roy Weintraub
  • Sidney Weintraub
  • Martin Weitzman
  • Jacob Wolfowitz
  • Janet Yellen
  • Arnold Zellner

NOTES

1. Jewish mother (née Hirschfelder), non-Jewish father; see  http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/2001/akerlof-autobio.html.
2. Jewish mother, non-Jewish father; see Genia and Wassily by Estelle Marks Leontief (Zephyr Press, Sommerville, MA, 1987, pp. 8 and 18).
3. Jewish father (eminent Columbia University sociologist Robert King Merton, born Meyer Robert Schkolnick; see http://agso.uni-graz.at/lexikon/klassiker/merton/33bio.htm, non-Jewish mother.
4. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother; see 6 December 2009 Bloomington, IN Herald-Times article by Mike Leonard: "What a prize: Nobel winner Elinor Ostrom is a gregarious teacher who loves to solve problems" and 6 December 2009 IndyStar.com article by Dan McFeely: "Ostrom overcame poverty, anti-Semitism."  Leonard states that "she attended a Protestant church as a child, and often spent weekends staying with the sister of her Jewish father, who kept a kosher home. 'That was a wonderful experience for me, the Friday night discussions they had,' she recalled."
5. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother; see http://www.nobel.se/economics/laureates/1994/selten-autobio.html.
6. Jewish father, mother of partial Jewish ancestry; see Models of My Life by Herbert A. Simon (BasicBooks, New York,NY, 1991, pp. 3, 17, 112, 262).
7. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother; see "A Chinese homecoming," by Robert Skidelsky in Prospect Magazine (Issue 118, January 2006).

8. Jewish father, non-Jewish mother; see Encyclopedia Judaica (Keter, Jerusalem, 1972, Vol. 15, p.835 ).

9. Jewish father (German banker Paul Wallich, who committed suicide in the immediate aftermath of the Kristallnacht pogrom), non-Jewish mother.  See House at the Bridge, by Katie Hafner (Scribner, New York, 1995) or its review on amazon.com.


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