Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sloan Spotlight

The Foundation congratulates economist Jean Tirole as the winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics. Dr. Tirole was recognized for his pioneering work analyzing market power and regulation. A former Sloan Research Fellow, Dr. Tirole is the sixth former Fellow to receive the Nobel Prize in Economics. (Photo courtesy of the International Monetary Fund.) more...

About the Foundation

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is a philanthropic, not-for-profit grantmaking institution based in New York City.

Established in 1934 by Alfred Pritchard Sloan Jr., then-President and Chief Executive Officer of the General Motors Corporation, the Foundation makes grants in support of original research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and economic performance. more...