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Game theory suggests the trade war could last a long time

Oct 25, 2018
Social scientists say it's rational for countries to act in their self-interest.
Half of everything China sends to the United State is subject to tariffs. Above, container ships outside of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
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Game theory suggests the trade war could last a long time

Oct 25, 2018
Social scientists say it's rational for countries to act in their self-interest.
Half of everything China sends to the United State is subject to tariffs. Above, container ships outside of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
David McNew/Getty Images

Richard Thaler wins Nobel for work in behavioral economics

Oct 9, 2017
The Nobel committee said Thaler’s work shows how human traits affect individual decisions and market outcomes.
Nobel prize winner Richard Thaler.
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How human behavior impacts the economy

May 13, 2015
Richard H. Thaler explores the human side of economics in his latest book.