The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021 was announced today, with three new laureates receiving the honor: David Card, Joshua Angrist, and Guido Imbens.
Read Professor Alex Tabarrok's Marginal Revolution University (MRU) post summarizing their contributions to advance economics research through analysis of natural experiments. Dr. Tabarrok shares the related highlight that awardee Joshua Angrist, Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, also teaches a course at MRU.
For more information on the Prize in Economic Sciences awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, visit this Nobelprize.org link, where you may also find a list of all economic science laureates, including George Mason Professors Emeriti James M. Buchanan, Jr. (1986) and Vernon L. Smith (2002).
October 11, 2021