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Nobel Prize Economics

Why the U.S. Could Soon Be the World's First Former Middle Class Society

Joseph E. Stiglitz | Posted 12.09.2015 | World
Joseph E. Stiglitz

America is becoming a more divided society -- divided not only between whites and African Americans, but also between the 1 percent and the rest, and between the highly educated and the less educated, regardless of race.

Angus Deaton Wins 2015 Nobel Prize In Economic Sciences

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 10.12.2015 | Business

BREAKING NEWS The 2015 Prize in Economic Sciences is awarded to 69 years old Angus Deaton @Princeton #NobelPrize pic.twitter.com/1XJL8JsHem— The Nob...

Nobel Prize-Winning Economists Call For The End Of The Drug War

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

The decades-long global war on drugs has failed and it's time to shift the focus from mass incarceration to public health and human rights, according ...

Nobel Winning Economist: Beware Of The Stock Market Bubble

Reuters | Posted 01.31.2014 | Business

BERLIN, Dec 1 (Reuters) - An American who won this year's Nobel Prize for economics believes sharp rises in equity and property prices could lead to...

Random thoughts on rational decline

Robert Teitelman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Robert Teitelman

This has been a rough few weeks for Rational Man. In fact, this has been a difficult decade or more for the concept, central to both the Enlightenment...

Americans Win Nobel Prize For Economics

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business

STOCKHOLM, Oct 15 (Reuters) - U.S. economists Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley won the 2012 economics Nobel prize on Monday for research on how to match...

PHOTOS: This Year's Nobel Prize Winners

Posted 12.10.2011 | World

Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims won this year's Nobel Prize for Economics, the Nobel Committee announced on Monday in Oslo. Sargent a...

Grand Junction Health Care System Will Be Studied By Nobel Laureate

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Grand Junction health care system has been studied from afar for years now. It's about to get the equivalent of a house call. This examinati...

Women Make Nobel History

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madeleine M. Kunin

For the first time ever, three women won top science prizes and we saw the first woman in Nobel history awarded the economics prize. Girls are now just as good at math as the boys.