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Robert Solow
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Born (1924-08-23) August 23, 1924 (age 97)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materHarvard University
AwardsJohn Bates Clark Medal (1961)
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1987)
National Medal of Science (1999)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (2014)

Robert Merton Solow (born August 23, 1924) is an American economist. He is known for his work on the theory of economic growth that grew in the exogenous growth model. It was named after him. He was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal (in 1961) and the 1987 Nobel Prize in Economics.[1] He won the Nobel Prize for studying how countries grow economically.[2]

Solow was born on August 23, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York City.[3] He studied at Harvard University. Solow married Barbara Lewis in 1945. They had two sons and one daughter.


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