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Richard H. Thaler

economics educator

Richard H. Thaler, American economics educator. Member American Economics Association.

Background

Thaler, Richard H. was born on September 12, 1945 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Alan M. and Roslyn (Melnikoff) Thaler.

Education

Bachelor, Case Western Reserve University, 1967. Master of Arts, University Rochester, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, 1974.

Career

Assistant professor, U. Rochester (New York), 1974-1978;associate professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1978-1986;professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, since 1986;H.J. Louis professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, since 1988. Visiting scholar National Bureau Economics Research, Stanford, California, 1977-1978, Russell Sage Foundation, New York City, 1991-1992. Visiting professor U. B.C., Vancouver, 1984-1985.

Works

  • Author: The Winner's Curse, 1992. Contributor articles on psychology and economics.

Membership

Member American Economics Association.

Connections

Children: Gregory Scott, Maggie Rose, Jessica Lynn.

father:
Alan M. Thaler

mother:
Roslyn (Melnikoff) Thaler

children:
Gregory Scott Thaler

Maggie Rose Thaler

Jessica Lynn Thaler