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Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2018

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2018 to: William D. Nordhaus (Yale University, New Haven, USA) “for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis” and Paul M. Romer (NYU Stern School of Business, New York, USA) “for integrating technological …
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Nobel Prize in Economics 2017

The Nobel Prize for Economics has been awarded to Richard H. Thaler for “his contributions to behavioural economics”. Richard H. Thaler is a professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. More information can be found on the Nobel Prize organization’s web page. You can find the following …
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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 Professor Jean Tirole

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2014 was awarded to Jean Tirole “for his analysis of market power and regulation”. Jean Tirole is one of the most influential economists of our time. He has made important theoretical research contributions in a number of areas, but most of all he …
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Nobel Prize for Economics Awarded to Professors Roth and Shapley

The Nobel Prize for Economics has been awarded to two US academics, Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley. They have been chosen “for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design.” This year’s Prize concerns a central economic problem: how to match different agents as well as possible. For example, students …
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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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2010 Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences

The 2010 Nobel Prize for Economics has been awarded to two Americans, Dale T. Mortesen (Northwestern University) and Peter Diamond (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and a British-Cypriot, Christopher Pissarides, (London School of Economics). According to the Royal Swedish Academy, the prize was awarded in recognition of “their analysis of markets with search frictions”. The three …
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