Feb 21, 2013 11 scientists are $3 million richer than they were earlier this week thanks to the new 'Breakthrough Prize' awarded by Silicon Valley tech titans including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Feb 15, 2013 An economics professor at Yale has found the way a speaker uses the future tense can affect their likelihood of saving.
Mar 13, 2013 The European Union, and the euro -- for all its faults -- has been credited with keeping the continent relatively peaceful of late. And European peace is the subject of our quiz this morning.
Dec 10, 2012 The European Union has been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The $1.2 million award has been welcomed by EU leaders, but some say the EU should not have received it.
Dec 5, 2012 The Nobel Foundation's investments haven't done well, forcing the foundation to cut the size of its cash awards. Now it's increasing investments in hedge funds.
Oct 15, 2012 Stanford economist Alvin Roth shares this year's Nobel Prize for Economics for his work designing and creating markets where there were none.
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Oct 15, 2012 This year's Nobel Prize in economics goes to a pair of researchers who've worked in the field of matching people to the things they want, in markets like health care and employment.
Oct 15, 2012 It's best known as the Nobel Prize for Economics, but the official name of the award handed out today for the 44th time is The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. A list of past winners.
Oct 15, 2012 This year's Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics goes to Americans Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley for their work in allocation systems known as "market design."
Oct 12, 2012 The Nobel Prize committee announces their pick for this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The winner? The European Union.