W Brian Arthur

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Birthday
21, 1946
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Irish economist known for influencing and defining the modern concept of increasing returns. He has been one of the pioneers in the field of complexity theory.

Before Fame

He received his PhD in Operations Research and an M. A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Trivia

He was the youngest endowed chair holder at Stanford University; he was only 37 at the time.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Belfast, Ireland.

Associated With

He and Sebastian Edwards are both successful economists of the 20th century.

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