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Robert Emerson Lucas Jr.
Born (1937-09-15) September 15, 1937 (age 83)
InstitutionCarnegie Mellon University
University of Chicago
School or
New classical macroeconomics
Alma materUniversity of Chicago (BA, MA, PhD)
University of California, Berkeley
Marcel Boyer
Costas Azariadis
Jean-Pierre Danthine
Boyan Jovanovic
Paul Romer
ContributionsRational expectations
Lucas critique
Behavioral economics
AwardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1995)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc
This person won a Nobel Prize
Robert Emerson Lucas Jr. (born September 15, 1937) is an American economist at the University of Chicago. He is the John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Economics and the College. He is a known figure in the creation of new classical approach to macroeconomics,[1] he received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1995.[2][3]