Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Nobel Prize in Economics

This is the announcement of this year's winners, Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom, who have done fundamental work on contractual incompleteness (the inability to specify all contingencies in the contract).

And here is an essay by last year's winner, Angus Deaton, on The Threat of Inequality.  It is an accessible piece meant for a general audience.  (The link should work if you are on the campus network or if you use VPN from off the campus network.)

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