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Nobel Prize Economics

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...

Only Woman To Receive Nobel Prize For Economics Dies

AP | RICK CALLAHAN | Posted 06.13.2012 | Women

INDIANAPOLIS -- Elinor Ostrom, an Indiana University political scientist who is the only woman to have been awarded a Nobel Prize in economics, died T...

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...

Growth Theorists Likely To Win Nobel For Economics, Experts Say

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

STOCKHOLM — Researchers who study economic growth and how technology helps drive long-term development are among the top contenders for the Nobe...

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 examina...

2 Americans Win Nobel Prize In Economics


WASHINGTON — Peter Diamond's research on unemployment is good enough to earn him the Nobel Prize in economics – but not to get him on the ...

Nobel Prize For Economics: Americans Ostrom, Williamson Win

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA, KARL RITTER and MATT MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — One scholar studies how best to manage resources like forests, fisheries and oilfields. A fellow American looks at why some compani...

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.