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Nobel Prize in Economics 2021

The Department of Economics congratulates the winners of the The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021: David Card, Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021 to David Card, University of California, Berkeley, USA, Joshua D. Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA and Guido W. Imbens, Stanford University, USA.

One half goes to David Card, University of California, Berkeley, USA “for his empirical contributions to labour economics” and the other half jointly to Joshua D. Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA and Guido W. Imbens, Stanford University, USA “for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships”.

About the prize and the winners