Gerard Debreu has passed away

by on January 6, 2005 at 8:08 am in Economics | Permalink

Gerard Debreu, 83, a former University of California
at Berkeley economist who won a Nobel Prize for breakthroughs in the
study of supply and demand, died Dec. 31 in Paris. No cause of death
was reported.

Dr. Debreu taught at Berkeley for more than 30 years.
He won the 1983 Nobel Prize in economic sciences for his theoretical
work on how prices operate to balance supply and demand.

Here is an obituary.  Here is The New York Times account.

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