Nobel Prize


You too can have a Nobel Prize

Feb 17, 2015
...if you have at least $150,000 to spare
Posted In: Nobel Prize, Economics

A conversation with Jean Tirole, Nobel Prize winner

Oct 13, 2014
The story of the missed call that ended with a Nobel Prize for Jean Tirole.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, France

Explaining the theory that got Jean Tirole his Nobel

Oct 13, 2014
In short, Tirole showed the complexities of negotiating with regulators.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, regulation

The numbers for October 10, 2014

Oct 10, 2014
There's a new, higher price tag for the fight against ISIS.
Posted In: syria, Nobel Prize, Amazon, Beats by Dre, NFL

Nobel Prize in Economics winner Lars Peter Hansen on imperfect models

Dec 10, 2013
Nobel Prize in Economics winner Lars Peter Hansen discusses his work.
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Lawrence Klein, 93, pioneer of economic forecasting

Oct 22, 2013
Economist Lawrence Klein predicted that the U.S. economy would roar back after World War II.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, forecasting

And the Nobel goes to: Rationality (and irrationality)

Oct 14, 2013
The three men awarded the Nobel Prize in economics are all involved in pricing and stock market indices.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, Robert Shiller, stock markets

Nobel Prize in economics goes to three Americans

Oct 14, 2013
The trio has focused on the behavior of the stock market as well as the efficiency of markets.
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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to chemical weapons watchdog

Oct 11, 2013
The Nobel Committee's decision highlights the Syrian conflict.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, syria

Why is it so hard to make a career as a short story writer?

Oct 10, 2013
Alice Munro's Nobel Prize for Literature is unusual in that she was a short story writer, rather than a novelist. How did she manage to make a career as a short story writer?
Posted In: literature, Nobel Prize