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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Readers & Thinkers: The 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics. When Prices are Hidden

Dear All: Well, who won? The Nobel prize for economic sciences for 2012 was announced today, October 15, 2012.  It went to two people Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley. Shapley is 90 years old, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a Professor at UCLA.  Most of his important work was done at the Rand Corporation.  He obtained his BA from Harvard and his Ph.D. in mathematics from Princeton...
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Readers & Thinkers: The 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics. Prediction

Dear All: The 2012 Nobel prize for economic sciences will be announced on Monday, October 15, 2012. Last Year’s Winner Last year, the prize was given to Thomas Sargent and Chris Sims for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy. Who will win in 2012? To be honest, I have no clue. My past pre and post analysis can be found at:...
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