Who was the first noble prize winner in economics?

  • The first Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded to Ragnar Frisch (Norway, born in 1895) and Jan Tinbergen (The Netherlands, born in 1903) in 1969.
  • The Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden, according to the same principles as for the Nobel Prizes that have been awarded since 1901.