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Full list of winners of the Nobel Economics Prize

By Guardian Nigeria
10 October 2022   |   1:33 pm
The Nobel Economics Prize -- the only Nobel prize not originally included in Alfred Nobel's 1895 will -- was established in 1968 to celebrate the Swedish central bank's 300th anniversary. Since it was first awarded in 1969, Americans have dominated the prize, and only two women have won. Here is a list of the winners:…

Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Hans Ellegren (C) and Members of the Economics Nobel Prize committee Tore Ellingsen (L) and John Hassler give a press conference to announce the winners of the 2022 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, on October 10, 2022. – The Nobel Economics Prize was on October 10, 2022 awarded to a US trio for their contributions on explaining the role of banks in the economy. (On display L-R) Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig were given the nod for having “significantly improved our understanding of the role of banks in the economy, particularly during financial crises, as well as how to regulate financial markets”, the jury said. (Photo by Anders WIKLUND / TT NEWS AGENCY / AFP) / Sweden OUT / SWEDEN OUT

The Nobel Economics Prize — the only Nobel prize not originally included in Alfred Nobel’s 1895 will — was established in 1968 to celebrate the Swedish central bank’s 300th anniversary.

Since it was first awarded in 1969, Americans have dominated the prize, and only two women have won.

Here is a list of the winners:

2022: Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig (US)

2021: David Card (Canada), Joshua Angrist (Israel-US) and Guido Imbens (US-Netherlands)

2020: Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson (US)

2019: Abhijit Banerjee (US), Esther Duflo (France-US), Michael Kremer (US)

2018: William Nordhaus and Paul Romer (US)

2017: Richard Thaler (US)

2016: Oliver Hart (Britain-US) and Bengt Holmstrom (Finland)

2015: Angus Deaton (Britain-US)

2014: Jean Tirole (France)

2013: Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller (US)

2012: Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley (US)

2011: Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims (US)

2010: Peter Diamond and Dale Mortensen (US) and Christopher Pissarides (Cyprus-Britain)

2009: Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson (US)

2008: Paul Krugman (US)

2007: Leonid Hurwicz, Eric Maskin and Roger Myerson (US)

2006: Edmund Phelps (US)

2005: Thomas Schelling (US), Robert J. Aumann (US-Israel)

2004: Finn Kydland (Norway), Edward Prescott (US)

2003: Robert Engle (US), Clive Granger (Britain)

2002: Daniel Kahneman (Israel-US) and Vernon Smith (US)

2001: George Akerlof, A. Michael Spence, Joseph Stiglitz (US)

2000: James Heckman and Daniel McFadden (US)

1999: Robert Mundell (Canada)

1998: Amartya Sen (India)

1997: Robert Merton and Myron Scholes (US)

1996: James Mirrlees (Britain), William Vickrey (US)

1995: Robert Lucas Jr (US)

1994: John Harsanyi (US), John Nash (US), Reinhard Selten (Germany)

1993: Robert Fogel and Douglass North (US)

1992: Gary Becker (US)

1991: Ronald Coase (Britain)

1990: Harry Markowitz, Merton Miller, William Sharpe (US)

1989: Trygve Haavelmo (Norway)

1988: Maurice Allais (France)

1987: Robert Solow (US)

1986: James Buchanan (US)

1985: Franco Modigliani (US)

1984: Richard Stone (Britain)

1983: Gerard Debreu (US)

1982: George Stigler (US)

1981: James Tobin (US)

1980: Lawrence Klein (US)

1979: Theodore Schultz (US), Arthur Lewis (Britain)

1978: Herbert Simon (US)

1977: Bertil Ohlin (Sweden), James Meade (Britain)

1976: Milton Friedman (US)

1975: Leonid Kantorovich (Soviet Union), Tjalling Koopmans (US)

1974: Gunnar Myrdal (Sweden), Friedrich August von Hayek (Britain)

1973: Wassily Leontief (US)

1972: John Hicks (Britain), Kenneth Arrow (US)

1971: Simon Kuznets (US)

1970: Paul Samuelson (US)

1969: Ragnar Frisch (Norway), Jan Tinbergen (Netherlands)

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