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us: Schelling, Thomas C., 1921-2016


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

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  • Fuller Name

    • Thomas Crombie
  • Variants

    • us: Schelling, T. C. (Thomas C.), 1921-2016
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1921-04-14
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-12-13
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Oakland (Calif.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Bethesda (Md.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1997
        • Affiliation End: 2003
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 14, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Maryland at College Park
        • Affiliation Start: 1990
        • Affiliation End: 1997
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 14, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Affiliation Start: 1958
        • Affiliation End: 1990
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 14, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Yale University
        • Affiliation Start: 1953
        • Affiliation End: 1958
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 14, 2016
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Economics
          (lcsh) Game theory
            (lcsh) Nuclear warfare
              (lcsh) Social problems
            • Occupation

                (lcsh) Nobel Prize winners
                  (lcsh) Economists
                    (lcsh) College teachers
                • Sources

                  • found: His National income behavior, 1951.
                  • found: His The stability of total disarmament, 1961: t.p. (T.C. Schelling)
                  • found: Organising to cope with global warming, 2009: p. 3 of cover (2005 Nobel Prize in econ.)
                  • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 11, 2014 (Ph.D.)
                  • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Dec. 14, 2016 (in obituary published Dec. 13: Thomas C. Schelling; b. Thomas Crombie Schelling, Apr. 14, 1921, Oakland, Calif.; d. Tuesday [Dec. 13, 2016], Bethesda, Md., aged 95; economist and Nobel laureate whose interest in game theory led him to write important works on nuclear strategy and to use the concept of the tipping point to explain social problems, including white flight from urban neighborhoods)
                • Change Notes

                  • 1980-04-17: new
                  • 2016-12-14: revised
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