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Nobel Prize in Economics 2015

The Nobel Prize for Economics has been awarded to Angus Deaton for his work on consumption, poverty and welfare that has helped governments to improve policy through tools such as household surveys and tax changes. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the British-born microeconomist’s work had been a major influence on policy-making, helping for example to determine …
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Nobel Prize for Economics Awarded to Professors Sargent and Sims

The Nobel Prize for Economics has been awarded to two US academics, Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher Sims. They have been chosen for “their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy.” Both professors have studied how economic policy, such as raising interest rates or cutting taxes, affects macroeconomic variables such as GDP and …
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