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Nobel Prize In Economics 2010: 7 Great Books Written By Nobel Laureates In Economics (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 10/11/10 08:06 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:00 PM ET

The 2010 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Peter Diamond of MIT, Dale Mortensen of Northwestern University, Christopher Pissarides London School of Economics, "for their analysis in markets with search frictions," where buyers and sellers have a hard time finding each other.

Beyond these winners' great work, many fascinating books have been written by Nobel Prize winners in Economics. Now, we're taking a look at the books by Nobel laureates that have had a lasting influence beyond their given field -- a look at some of the past Economic Prize recipients whose influence extends to the realm of the written word.

These 7 books represent incredible insight from great minds. But what other Economics Prize winners have written excellent books?

'Making Globalization Work' by Joseph Stiglitz
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In 2001 the Nobel Committee awarded George A. Akerlof, A. Michael Spence and Joseph E. Stiglitz the prize in Economics "for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information." The following year, Stiglitz published his seminal book, "Making Globalization Work."
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