- Name: Douglass North
- Born: 11/05/1920
- Died: 11/23/2015 (95 years old)
Douglass Cecil North (November 5, 1920 – November 23, 2015) was an American economist known for his work in economic history. He was the co-recipient (with Robert William Fogel) of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. In the words of the Nobel Committee, North and Fogel “renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change.”
Awards: Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
School: University of California, Berkeley
Birth Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Death Place: Benzonia, Michigan, U.S.