Nobel prize for economics to be awarded today

The Nobel prize for economics will be awarded in Stockholm later today with the winner receiving a prize of 10 million kronor (€1.1 million).

10th October, 2011

The Nobel prize for economics will be awarded in Stockholm later today with the winner receiving a prize of 10 million kronor (€1.1 million).

According to reports on the AP newswire, expert Nobel watchers are tipping Americans Robert Barro and Paul Romer as favorites to win the prize for their research on growth. Other contenders include Indian-born game theorist Avinash Dixit; French professor Jean Tirole, for work within industrial organisation and other fields; MIT professor Jerry...

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