Americans' Theory for Maximizing Gains Wins Nobel The Nobel Prize for economics has been awarded to three Americans. Leonid Hurwicz, Eric S. Maskin and Roger B. Myerson are credited with developing a theory that helps explain how sellers and buyers can maximize their gains from a transaction.
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Americans' Theory for Maximizing Gains Wins Nobel

Americans' Theory for Maximizing Gains Wins Nobel

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The Nobel Prize for economics has been awarded to three Americans. Leonid Hurwicz, Eric S. Maskin and Roger B. Myerson are credited with developing a theory that helps explain how sellers and buyers can maximize their gains from a transaction.