A Great Danish American Birthday - Dale Thomas Mortensen

  • February 02, 2022
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Dale Thomas Mortensen (February 2, 1939 – January 9, 2014) was an American economist and Nobel laureate. Mortensen was born in Enterprise, Oregon. Mortensen had been on the faculty of Northwestern University since 1965 and a professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management since 1980.

He was the Niels Bohr Visiting Professor at the School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University, from 2006 to 2010.  In February 2011, Mortensen had a building named in his honor at Aarhus University. The Dale T. Mortensen Building is the central hub for all international and PhD activities and contains the new PhD House, Dale's Café, the university's International Centre and the new IC Dormitory for international PhD students.

Dale Mortensen Obituary

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