Paul Samuelson enters Hyde Park High School, where he graduates.

Paul Samuelson is part-time Professor of International Economic Relations at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Paul Samuelson serves as a consultant for the Research Advisory Panel to the President's National Goals Commission. He is Economic Advisor to Senator, candidate, and President-elect Kennedy. He helps the president to push through tax cuts to help ward off a recession. Samuelson will also help the Lyndon B. Johnson's administration.

Paul Samuelson is a member of the Society of Fellows at Harvard University. In 1938 he suggests the concept of "revealed preference", his theory that a consumer's preferences and satisfaction are revealed in his/her choices.

Paul Samuelson serves as a consultant for the Bureau of the Budget.

Paul Samuelson, only 16 years old, enters the University of Chicago, where he earns his degree of Bachelor of Arts. He claims that he is born as an economist on January 2, 1932, the first day of a college lecture on 18th century British economist Thomas Malthus.

Paul Samuelson is Vernon F. Taylor Visiting Distinguished Professor at Trinity University, Texas during Spring.

Samuelson is Assistant Professor of Economics at MIT and in 1944 Associate Professor. In 1948 he writes “Economics”, a best-selling book. He is a Guggenheim Fellow from 1948-1949 and Ford Foundation Research Fellow from 1958-1959. In 1954 he provides the first rigorous definition of public goods, materials that society benefits from but that cannot practically be charged to individuals. In 1962 he is Institute Professor, Emeritus in 1986. He writes about economics in Newsweek from 1966-81.

Paul Samuelson completes his Ph.D. studies and receives his degree of Doctor of Philosophy in economics from Harvard University.

Samuelson is the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Economics, "for the scientific work through which he has developed static and dynamic economic theory and actively contributed to raising the level of analysis in economic science". Fundamental is his work in capital and finance theory, dynamics and general equilibrium of economic systems, general equilibrium theory, interaction of multiplier and accelerator effects, international trade, trade cycles, and welfare economics.

Paul Samuelson works as a consultant for the United States Treasury.

Paul Samuelson serves as a consultant for War Production Board and Office of War Mobilization and Reconstruction to help with the economic and general planning program.

Paul Samuelson works as a consultant for the National Resources Planning Board, where he is in charge of war-time planning for continuing full employment.

Paul Samuelson is a Social Science Research Council predoctoral fellow at Harvard University.

Paul Samuelson is a member of the Radiation Laboratory.

Paul Samuelson receives the degree of Master of Arts from Harvard University.

Paul Samuelson is born in Gary, Indiana, to Frank Samuelson, a pharmacist, and Ella Lipton.

Paul Samuelson dies after a brief illness, at the age of 94, in Belmont, Massachusetts.

Paul Samuelson publishes “Foundations of Economic Analysis” a fundamental work, with the universal nature of consumer behaviour seen as the key to economic theory. In this book he insists that mathematics is essential to an understanding of what economics is all about.