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Trygve Haavelmo

1911 - 1999

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Trygve Magnus Haavelmo (13 December 1911 – 28 July 1999), born in Skedsmo, Norway, was an economist whose research interests centered on econometrics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Trygve Haavelmo has received more than 96,048 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Trygve Haavelmo is the 74th most popular economist (up from 75th in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Norway (up from 55th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Norwegian Economist.

Trygve Haavelmo was a Norwegian economist who is most famous for the Haavelmo Theorem. This theorem states that if a model is to be used to predict future events, it must be calibrated with data from the past.

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Among economists, Trygve Haavelmo ranks 74 out of 315Before him are Jacques Delors, James Mill, Wang Anshi, James Tobin, Reinhard Selten, and Tansu Çiller. After him are Nikolai Kondratiev, Jean-Claude Trichet, James M. Buchanan, Murray Rothbard, Charles Cooley, and Gottfried Feder.

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Among people born in 1911, Trygve Haavelmo ranks 41Before him are John Archibald Wheeler, Jean Harlow, Sergey Sokolov, Milovan Đilas, Herta Oberheuser, and Richard Baer. After him are J. L. Austin, Bernard Katz, Odysseas Elytis, Niels Kaj Jerne, Cantinflas, and Louise Bourgeois. Among people deceased in 1999, Trygve Haavelmo ranks 27Before him are Joe DiMaggio, Dirk Bogarde, Akio Morita, Glenn T. Seaborg, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, and Sarah Knauss. After him are Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Julius Nyerere, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Mary Ainsworth, Hélder Câmara, and Hermine Braunsteiner.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Trygve Haavelmo ranks 44 out of 927Before him are Haakon IV of Norway (1204), Gerhard Armauer Hansen (1841), Lars Onsager (1903), Harald Greycloak (935), Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner (1932), and Sonja Henie (1912). After him are Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen (1930), Johan Galtung (1930), Sophus Lie (1842), Hans Egede (1686), Kåre Willoch (1928), and Olaf III of Norway (1050).

Among ECONOMISTS In Norway

Among economists born in Norway, Trygve Haavelmo ranks 2Before him are Ragnar Frisch (1895). After him are Finn E. Kydland (1943) and Jon Elster (1940).