Why the 2016 economics Nobel for contract theory really matters
The decision to award the Nobel Prize in economics this year to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom for their work in contract theory is further proof that some of the best work in economics is being done to understand the rules of the game—and the ...
Economics: still a job for the boys?
But beyond that it suggests that economics itself is a curiously male-dominated discipline. There has still only been one female winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences: Elinor Ostrom in 2009 (she shared the prize with Oliver E ...
Past Winners of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science
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Simon Kuznets receiving his Nobel in 1971 “for his empirically founded interpretation of economic growth.” Credit Reportagebild/Associated Press. The economics prize was established in 1968 in memory of Alfred Nobel, to celebrate the 300th anniversary ...
Nobel Prize in Economics: A history of winners
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. Since 1969 it has been awarded 44 times to 71 lauriates.