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Nobel Laureates in Economics: 2016

The Nobel Lectures

This document contains a chronological list of the Nobel Lectures from 1969-2008, with links to full-text and video presentations.

Value of the Prize

A variety of opinions have been expressed about the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel since it was introduced in 1969. This bibliography is a smorgasbord of views, arranged in reverse chronological order.


This Year's Winners

The 2016 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Science in Memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded jointly to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström "for their contributions to contract theory". 

Oliver Hart, US citizen. 9 October 1948, London, United Kingdom. Ph.D. in Economics in 1974 from Princeton University.

Bengt Holmström, 18 April 1949, Helsinki, Finland. Ph.D. in Mathematics in 1978 from Stanford University GSB.

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