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50 Years of the Nobel Economics Prize:
Is economics worthy of it?
Help us find fresh economic thinkers and doers for the 21st Century

What do you think? Has it been a force more for good or bad? And is it a real Nobel Prize anyway? Read about various winners below, read our PEP blog here and join the debate on social media with #NotTheNobel.

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The Nobel Bailout

Nat Dyer tells the story of how two Nobel Prize winners almost brought down the world’s financial markets by putting their “rocket science” finance theory into practice. Sounds like a

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A man and his wife

Gunnar Myrdal shared his Nobel Prize with an arch rival. Meanwhile his Nobel Prize-winning wife enjoyed less recognition. André Pedersen Ystehede and Stefan Kesting tell the story of a quest for peace,

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Book Review: Bending the Rules

Review of Elinor Ostrom’s Rules for Radicals: Cooperative Alternatives Beyond Markets and States. ​ Derek Wall has fashioned a short guide for radicals from the work of a non-radical economics

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Is fair enough?

Hart: “I’ve become more open to these behavioural ideas, which I was initially not.” Contracts are a big deal. They have a place in all manner of economics transactions and

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You don’t count

Opaque reporting in company accounts is not in the public interest says Richard Murphy. The failings of accounting have been...

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