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University of Chicago Prof. Richard H. Thaler has been awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017 “for his contributions to behavioural economics.”
Richard H. Thaler shares his thoughts after winning the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences
Richard H. Thaler is the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences honored him “for his contributions to behavioral economics,” a relatively new field that bridges the gap between economics and psychology.
Chicago Booth Professor Richard H. Thaler shows you how the architecture of the school’s Hyde Park campus encourages interaction among students and professors.
Richard H. Thaler discusses his new book, Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics.
Richard Thaler, co-author of Nudge, in conversation with Hal Varian, Google's Chief Economist, will discuss his new book, Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics. In this book, he couples recent discoveries in psychology with a practical understanding of incentives and market behavior to tell us how to make smarter decisions in an increasingly mystifying world.