Sir W. Arthur Lewis: Google celebrates economist, professor with doodle-
Sir W. Arthur Lewis Google Doodle- Forty one years ago on this day in 1979, Lewis was jointly award the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his pioneering work to model the economic forces that impact developing countries.
St. Lucian economist, Professor-
Google is celebrating St. Lucian economist, professor, and author Sir W. Arthur Lewis, who is consider as one of the pioneers in the field of modern development economics, with its doodle on Thursday. Its illustrate by Manchester-based guest artist Camilla Ru.
On this day in 1979-
Forty-one years ago on this day in 1979, Lewis was jointly awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his pioneering work to model the economic forces that impact developing countries.
First Black person to hold a chair in a British university-
A trailblazer not only in his research, Lewis was also the first Black faculty member at the London School of Economics, first Black person to hold a chair in a British university at Manchester University, and the first Black instructor to receive full professorship at Princeton University.
World economic history and economic development-
Lewis shift his focus to world economic history and economic development and in 1954 published his foundational article. Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour.
Among many valuable accomplishments, Lewis contributed influential work to the United Nations and shared his expertise as an adviser to governments in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.
Some points to be remember-
- He also help establish and serve as the first president of the Caribbean Development Bank.
- In honor of his lifelong achievements, the British government knighted Lewis in 1963.
- He breathed his last on June 15, 1991 in Bridgetown, Barbados and was buried in the grounds of the St. Lucian community college named in his honour.
About Sir Arthur Lewis-
सर विलियम आर्थर लुईस एक सेंट लुसियन अर्थशास्त्री और प्रिंसटन विश्वविद्यालय में राजनीतिक अर्थव्यवस्था के जेम्स मैडिसन प्रोफेसर थे। लुईस को आर्थिक विकास के क्षेत्र में उनके योगदान के लिए जाना जाता था। 1979 में उन्हें आर्थिक विज्ञान में नोबेल मेमोरियल पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया।
जन्म: २३ जनवरी १ ९ १५, कास्ट्रीस, सेंट लूसिया
निधन: 15 जून 1991, ब्रिजटाउन, बारबाडोस
थीसिस: लॉयल्टी कॉन्ट्रैक्ट्स का अर्थशास्त्र (1940)
शिक्षा: लंदन स्कूल ऑफ इकोनॉमिक्स एंड पॉलिटिकल साइंस (1940)
पुरस्कार: आर्थिक विज्ञान में नोबेल मेमोरियल पुरस्कार
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