Definition of Myrdal, Gunnar in English:

Myrdal, Gunnar

Pronunciation /ˈmiərdäl/ /ˈmɪərdɑl/

proper noun

  • (1898–1987), Swedish economist and writer; full name Karl Gunnar Myrdal ; husband of Alva Myrdal. His works include An American Dilemma (1944) and The Challenge of Affluence (1963). Nobel Prize for Economics (1974), shared with Friedrich Hayek.