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Daniel Kahneman
Kahneman In 2004
Born (1934-03-05) March 5, 1934 (age 87)[1]
Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine
ResidenceUnited States
NationalityUnited States, Israel
FieldsPsychology, economics
InstitutionsPrinceton University 1993–
University of California, Berkeley 1986–93
University of British Columbia 1978–86
Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences 1972–73
Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1961–77
Doctoral advisorSusan M. Ervin-Tripp
Doctoral students
Anat Ninio
Avishai Henik
Baruch Fischhoff
Ziv Carmon
Known forCognitive biases
Behavioral economics
Prospect theory
Loss aversion
Notable awardsAPA Lifetime Achievement Award (2007)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2002)
Tufts University Leontief Prize (2010)
APS Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award (1982)
University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award (2003)
This person won a Nobel Prize
Daniel Kahneman (/ˈkɑːnəmən/; Hebrew: דניאל כהנמן; born March 5, 1934) is an Israeli-American psychologist and economist. He won the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (shared with Vernon L. Smith). He won the Nobel Prize for studying economics by using tools from psychology.[2]

In 2011, he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list of top global thinkers. In the same year, his book Thinking, Fast and Slow, which summarizes much of his research, was published and became a best seller.[3]