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Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel was set up by the Swedish central bank in 1968. The last ten recipients of the prize, worth 8m. Sw. kr. in 2013 (the same as 2012, which was down from 10m. Sw. kr. for the previous 11 years), are:
  • 2004 — Finn E. Kydland (Norway) and Edward C. Prescott (USA) for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles.

  • 2005 — Robert J. Aumann (Israel/USA) and Thomas C. Schelling (USA) for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis.

  • 2006 — Edmund S. Phelps (USA) for his analysis of intertemporal tradeoffs in macroeconomic policy.

  • 2007 — Leonid Hurwicz (USA), Eric S. Maskin (USA) and Roger B. Myerson (USA) for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory.

  • 2008 — Paul Krugman (USA) for his analysis of trade patterns and location of economic activity.

  • 2009 — Elinor Ostrom (USA) for her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons, and Oliver E. Williamson (USA) for his analysis of economic governance, especially the boundaries of the firm.

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  • Barry Turner

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