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Karl Gunnar Myrdal
(6 December 1898 – 17 May 1987) was a
Nobel Laureate economist, sociologist, and politician. In 1974, he received the
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
for "their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena. " He is best known in the United States for his study of race relations, which culminated in his book
An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy
. The study was influential in the 1954 landmark U.S. Supreme Court Decision
Brown v. Board of Education
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