David Gale
Name: David Gale
Occupation: Teacher
Gender: Male
Birth Day: December 13, 1921
Death Date: Mar 7, 2008 (age 86)
Age: Aged 86
Country: United States
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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David Gale

David Gale was born on December 13, 1921 in United States (86 years old). David Gale is a Teacher, zodiac sign: Sagittarius. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.

Brief Info

Remembered for his research in the areas of logic, linear programming, and convex analysis, this economist and mathematician was the 1980 recipient of the John von Neumann Theory Prize. David Gale taught for many years at the University of California, Berkeley.


David Gale invented two games: Chomp and Bridg-It (or the "Game of Gale").

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As per our current Database, David Gale died on Mar 7, 2008 (age 86).


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Before Fame

After attending both Swarthmore College and the University of Michigan, David Gale earned his PhD in mathematics from Princeton University and subsequently taught for over a decade at Brown University.


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Gale's 1962 paper with Lloyd Shapley on the stable marriage problem provides the first formal statement and proof of a problem that has far-reaching implications in many matching markets. The resulting Gale–Shapley algorithm is currently being applied in New York and Boston public school systems in assigning students to schools. In 2012 The Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Shapley for this work.


In 2004 Gale developed MathSite, a pedagogic website that uses interactive exhibits to illustrate important mathematical ideas. MathSite won the 2007 Pirelli Internetional Award for Science Communication in Mathematics.

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