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Nobel Prize in Economics

Nobel Prize Winner: Inequality Is 'The Most Important Problem'

AP | By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 12.15.2013 | Business

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Yale professor who was among three Americans who won the Nobel prize for economics said Monday that rising economic inequa...

3 Americans Win Nobel Prize In Economics

AP | KARL RITTER and PAUL WISEMAN | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business

-- Ordinary investors don't stand much chance of beating the market. It moves way too fast and efficiently. Or it behaves in ways that make no sense ...

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...

Princeton And NYU Professors Share Economics Nobel

AP | KARL RITTER and MALIN RISING | Posted 12.10.2011 | College

STOCKHOLM — Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims won the Nobel economics prize on Monday for research that sheds light on the cause-and...

Princeton And NYU Professors Share Economics Nobel

AP | KARL RITTER and MALIN RISING | Posted 12.10.2011 | College

STOCKHOLM — Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims won the Nobel economics prize on Monday for research that sheds light on the cause-and...

Princeton And NYU Professors Share Economics Nobel

AP | KARL RITTER and MALIN RISING | Posted 12.10.2011 | College

STOCKHOLM — Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims won the Nobel economics prize on Monday for research that sheds light on the cause-and...

Trio Awarded Nobel Economics Prize 2010 For Theories

wsj.com | 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...

Paul Samuelson, Nobel Prize-Winning Economist, Dies At 94

AP | POLLY ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Economist Paul Samuelson, who won a Nobel prize for his effort to bring mathematical analysis into economics, helped shape tax policy...