Richard Thaler Of US Wins Nobel Economics Prize

Oslo:  The Nobel Prize in Economics was on Monday awarded to American economist Richard H. Thaler.

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017 was bestowed on the 72-year-old for his "contributions to behavioural economics".

Thaler is a professor of Behavioural Sciences and Economics at the University of Chicago.

The economics prize, officially called the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, was established in 1968. It was not part of the original group of awards set out in dynamite tycoon Nobel's 1895 will.

 

 

 

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