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Econ Prize

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Econ Prize

Econ Prize

Econ Prize

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's John Ydstie reports on today's Nobel Prize in economics, awarded to Canadian William Vickery of Columbia University in New York and James Mirrlees, a British professor at Cambridge University in England. The two economists won the Nobel prize for their theories of how institutions make financial decisions and plans based on incomplete information.