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Ragnar Frisch

Ragnar FrischAKA Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch

Born: 3-Mar-1895
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: 31-Jan-1973
Location of death: Oslo, Norway
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: Norway
Executive summary: Econometrics pioneer

Coined terms "microeconomics" and "macroeconomics."

Father: Anton Frisch (goldsmith)
Mother: Ragna Fredrikke Kittilsen
Wife: Marie Smedal (m. 1920, d. 1952, one daughter)
Daughter: Ragna
Wife: Astrid Johannessen (m. 1953)

    University: BA Economics, University of Oslo (1919)
    University: PhD, University of Oslo (1926)
    Professor: University of Oslo (1931-65)

    Nobel Prize for Economics 1969 (with Jan Tinbergen)

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