The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Kenneth J. Arrow
Professor of Economics and Operations Research Emeritus
Department of Economics
Stanford,California 94305 USA
Behavioral and Social Science
"For his contribution to the field of economics exemplified by his work on general equilibrium theory, social welfare theory, endogenous growth theory, health economics, and information economics. "
Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on February 13, 2006.