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Nobel Prize 2014: Jean Tirole

Originally posted on A Fine Theorem:
A Nobel Prize for applied theory – now this something I can get behind! Jean Tirole’s prize announcement credits him for his work on market power and regulation, and there is no question that…

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Why are there no Nobel prizes in law or business?

The short answer is Alfred Nobel’s will.  When Mr Nobel established the Nobel prizes in his will (back in 1895), he created prizes for the natural sciences–Physical Science, Chemistry, and Medical Science or Physiology–, another prize for Literature, as well as a … Continue reading

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