Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2011


The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2011 was awarded jointly to Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims "for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy". 

Thomas J. Sargent

Thomas J. Sargent
Born: 1943, Pasadena, CA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: New York University, New York, NY, USA
Prize motivation: "for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy".

For more information about Thomas J. Sargent : http://www.stern.nyu.edu/faculty/bio/thomas-sargent

Christopher A. Sims

Christopher A. Sims
Born: 1942, Washington, DC, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
Prize motivation: "for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy".
For more information about  Christopher A. Sims: http://www.princeton.edu/~sims/

Source: http://www.nobelprize.org