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Schultz, Theodore W.

Schultz, Theodore W., 1902–, American economist b. Arlington, S.Dak. He taught at Iowa State College (1930–43) and the Univ. of Chicago (1943–61). A specialist in agricultural economics and the economic problems of developing countries, he shared the 1979 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Sir Arthur Lewis . His books include Economic Growth and Agriculture (1968).

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