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Nobel Prize in Economics

What Is the Truth?

Harlan Green | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

Maybe it isn't as important for some voters to worry about, or even want to know the facts in this presidential campaign. That is, what are the truth...

Government Made Our Middle Class: Part II

Harlan Green | Posted 11.04.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

Yet, opposition to any government programs has hurt this segment of society the most, as they tend to be situated in the poorest red states that need and depend on government transfer payments -- such as social security, Medicare, Obamacare and food stamps.

Forecasting the Nobels: Predicting the Science Winners of the World's Most Prestigious Prize

Christopher King | Posted 11.25.2013 | Science
Christopher King

In two weeks, the Nobel Prizes will be announced from Stockholm, conferring science's highest accolade on a very few chosen researchers. In celebration, Thomson Reuters has released its annual list of Citation Laureates.

Economics: The Psychologically Naïve Science

Ian I. Mitroff | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
Ian I. Mitroff

Why do those at the very bottom rungs of society often oppose, again in the most violent terms, government health care? Because, if one accepts such aid, then one finally has to admit that one is indeed at the very bottom. And that is far too painful to do. Irrational? Perhaps.

Balancing Money & Happiness: A Discussion With Daniel Kahneman (VIDEO)

Laura Rowley | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty

Daniel Kahneman is one of the most important thinkers on human decision making. The Princeton psychologist won the Nobel Prize in economics in 2002 fo...

Trio Awarded Nobel Economics Prize 2010 For Theories | CHARLES DUXBURY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM--Americans Peter Diamond and Dale Mortensen and British-Cypriot Christopher Pissarides won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics on Monday "for ...

Nobel Prize In Economics 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The 2010 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Peter Diamond of MIT, Dale Mortensen of Northweste...