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 92,606 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Trygve Haavelmo is the 75th most popular economist, the 55th most popular biography from Norway (down from 48th 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 75 out of 315Before him are Johann Heinrich von Thünen, Robert Lucas Jr., Harry Markowitz, Tansu Çiller, Cornelius Castoriadis, and Robert Mundell. After him are George Akerlof, Reinhard Selten, Richard Thaler, James Mill, James M. Buchanan, and Edmund Phelps.

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Among people born in 1911, Trygve Haavelmo ranks 44Before him are William Alfred Fowler, Richard Baer, Vincent Price, John Archibald Wheeler, Cantinflas, and Bernard Katz. After him are Henri Troyat, Akira Yoshizawa, Bernard Herrmann, Ernesto Sabato, Gustav Wagner, and William Howard Stein. Among people deceased in 1999, Trygve Haavelmo ranks 33Before him are Glenn T. Seaborg, Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Nise da Silveira, and Hélder Câmara. After him are Mary Ainsworth, George C. Scott, Nathalie Sarraute, Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz, Gerhard Herzberg, and Henri, Count of Paris.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Trygve Haavelmo ranks 55 out of 735Before him are Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner (1932), Christian Lous Lange (1869), Magnus Barefoot (1073), Olaf III of Norway (1050), Johan Halvorsen (1864), and Lars Onsager (1903). After him are Johan Galtung (1930), Eric II of Norway (1268), Ivar Aasen (1813), Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812), Christian Krohg (1852), and Ivar Giaever (1929).

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).