Readers & Thinkers: The 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics. How Much Do You Want It?

Dear All: Well, who won? The Nobel prize for economic sciences for 2015 was announced today, October 12, 2015. It went to Angus Deaton. Deaton is 69 years old and was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.   Much of his early work in consumption theory was done while a professor at the University of Bristol. He is now a Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University. He obtained...
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Readers & Thinkers: The 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics. Prediction

Dear All: Monday, October 5, 2015  marks the beginning of a series of announcements about Nobel Prizes in a variety of fields. The first announcement will be the Nobel prize in Medicine.  The Nobel prize in Economics will be announced on October 12, 2015. Last Year’s Winner Last year, the prize was given to Jean Tirole for“for his analysis of market power and regulation”.  Jean...
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Readers & Thinkers: The 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics. Market Behavior and Remedies

Dear All: Well, who won? The Nobel prize for economic sciences for 2014 was announced today, October 13, 2014. It went to Jean Tirole. Tirole is 61 years old, born in France and Scientific Director at the Institut d’Economie Industrielle in Toulouse, France.   Much of his key work was done while a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He obtained his engineering degree...
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Readers & Thinkers: The 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics. Prediction

Dear All: The 2014 Nobel prize for economic sciences will be announced on Monday, October 13, 2014. Last Year’s Winner Last year, the prize was given to Eugene Fama, Lars Hansen, and Robert Shiller for their empirical analysis of asset prices. Who will win in 2014? The pool of obvious candidates has considerably thinned and thus it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to pick the winners in...
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Readers & Thinkers: The 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics. Testing Market Efficiency

  Dear All: Well, who won? The Nobel prize for economic sciences for 2013 was announced today, October 14, 2013. It went to three people Eugene Fama, Robert Shiller, and Lars Hansen. Fama is 74 years old, born in Boston, Massachusetts and a Professor at the University of Chicago. Most of his important work was done at the University of Chicago. He obtained his BA from Tufts University and...
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Readers & Thinkers: The 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics. Prediction

Dear All: The 2013 Nobel prize for economic sciences will be announced on Monday, October 13, 2013. Last Year’s Winner Last year, the prize was given to Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design. Who will win in 2013? To be honest, I have no clue. My past pre- and post- analyses can be found at:...
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