Awards & Winners

Robert Fogel

Date of Birth 01-July-1926
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Historian, Scientist, Economist, Professor
Robert William Fogel was an American economic historian and scientist, and winner of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. As of his death, he was the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of American Institutions and director of the Center for Population Economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. He is best known as a leading advocate of New economic history or cliometrics—the use of quantitative methods in history.

Awards by Robert Fogel

Check all the awards nominated and won by Robert Fogel.


Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
(for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change)


Bancroft Prize
Honored for : Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery