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Richard Thaler Wins Nobel Prize

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My former colleague, Richard Thaler, at the University of Rochester has won the Nobel Prize in Economics this morning. I'll be writing my regular bio for The Wall Street Journal today, which we'll post here when complete. Comments and Sharing

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My former colleague, Richard Thaler, at the University of Rochester has won the Nobel Prize in Economics this morning.

I'll be writing my regular bio for The Wall Street Journal today, which we'll post here when complete.



David Henderson

David Henderson is a British economist. He was the Head of the Economics and Statistics Department at the OECD in 1984–1992. Before that he worked as an academic economist in Britain, first at Oxford (Fellow of Lincoln College) and later at University College London (Professor of Economics, 1975–1983); as a British civil servant (first as an Economic Advisor in HM Treasury, and later as Chief Economist in the Ministry of Aviation); and as a staff member of the World Bank (1969–1975). In 1985 he gave the BBC Reith Lectures, which were published in the book Innocence and Design: The Influence of Economic Ideas on Policy (Blackwell, 1986).

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