#94 Overall Influence

Herbert A. Simon

American political scientist, economist, sociologist, and psychologist

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Herbert Alexander Simon was an American economist, political scientist and cognitive psychologist, whose primary research interest was decision-making within organizations and is best known for the theories of "bounded rationality" and "satisficing". He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1978 and the Turing Award in 1975. His research was noted for its interdisciplinary nature and spanned across the fields of cognitive science, computer science, public administration, management, and political science. He was at Carnegie Mellon University for most of his career, from 1949 to 2001.

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University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Illinois Institute of Technology

American university

Carnegie Mellon University

Private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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#4 World Rank
Computer Science
#17 World Rank
Political Science
#40 World Rank
Economics
#82 World Rank
Sociology