Ragnar Frisch, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ragnar Frisch

Norwegian economist

Date of Birth: 03-Mar-1895

Place of Birth: Christiania, Norway

Date of Death: 31-Jan-1973

Profession: professor, economist, econometrician

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Ragnar Frisch

  • Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch (3 March 1895 – 31 January 1973) was a Norwegian economist and the co-recipient of the first Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1969 (with Jan Tinbergen).
  • He is known for being one of the founders of the discipline of econometrics, and for coining the widely used term pair macroeconomics/microeconomics in 1933. Frisch was appointed by the King-in-Council as Professor of Economics and Statistics at the Faculty of Law, The Royal Frederick University in 1931.
  • He served as the Dean of the Faculty of Law 1942–1943.
  • Today, the Frisch Centre at the University of Oslo is named in his honour.

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