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George Stigler

American economist

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George Joseph Stigler was an American economist, the 1982 laureate in Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and a key leader of the Chicago School of Economics.Early life and education Stigler was born in Seattle, Washington, the son of Elsie Elizabeth and Joseph Stigler. He was of German descent and spoke German in his childhood. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1931 with a BA and then spent a year at Northwestern University from which he obtained his MBA in 1932. It was during his studies at Northwestern that Stigler developed an interest in economics and decided on an academic career.

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University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

Northwestern University

Private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, United States

University of Washington

Public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States

University of Minnesota

Public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

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#37 World Rank
Economics
#3486 World Rank
Sociology
#4185 World Rank
Education
#5262 World Rank
Political Science
#7494 World Rank
Philosophy
#8469 World Rank
Mathematics
#9699 World Rank
Psychology
#12873 World Rank
History
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Computer Science
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Law
#25738 World Rank
Communications
#30725 World Rank
Business
#37907 World Rank
Literature
#38719 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#58123 World Rank
Physics