tjalling charles koopmans


Tjalling Charles [chah-ling] , 1910–85, U.S. economist, born in the Netherlands: Nobel Prize 1975. Unabridged
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tjalling charles koopmans

Dutch-born American economist who shared-with Leonid Kantorovich of the Soviet Union-the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1975. The two men independently developed a rational method, called activity analysis, for allocating resources so as to attain a given economic objective at the lowest cost.

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