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Nobel prize-winner Alvin Roth: 'Certainly didn't see it coming'

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.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, Economics

Nobel awarded for economics of matchmaking

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.
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Nobel Prize in Economics: A history of winners

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.
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Nobel Prize awarded to two Americans

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."
Posted In: Nobel Prize, Economics

Europeans 'would like to thank' the Nobel committee

Oct 12, 2012
The Nobel Prize committee announces their pick for this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The winner? The European Union.
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Nobel Peace Prize: And the winner is Europe!

Oct 12, 2012
At last some good news for Europe -- racked by the worst economic crisis in its history, the European Union has just won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, European Union, Europe debt crisis

MID-DAY UPDATE: Two Americans share Nobel Prize in Economics

Oct 11, 2010
The Nobel Prize in Economics goes to Americans and a British/Cypriot citizen. Their work is timely: How economic policies affect unemployment....
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