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Richard Thaler
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Born (1945-09-12) September 12, 1945 (age 76)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materUniversity of Rochester (M.A. 1970, Ph.D. 1974)
Case Western Reserve University (B.A. 1967)
Newark Academy
AwardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2017)
This person won a Nobel Prize

Richard H. Thaler (/ˈθlər/; born September 12, 1945) is an American economist of Jewish descent.[1]

He is best known for being a theorist in behavioral finance. He was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for improving behavioral economics.[2][3][4][5]