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Economic Sciences Laureates: Fields

All Nobel Laureates sorted by field. One Nobel Laureate may be listed under several fields.

applied game theory (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2012

Alvin E. Roth

"for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design"

development economics (2)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1979

Theodore W. Schultz

"for their pioneering research into economic development research with particular consideration of the problems of developing countries"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1979

Sir Arthur Lewis

"for their pioneering research into economic development research with particular consideration of the problems of developing countries"

econometrics (8)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1969

Ragnar Frisch

"for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1969

Jan Tinbergen

"for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1989

Trygve Haavelmo

"for his clarification of the probability theory foundations of econometrics and his analyses of simultaneous economic structures"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2000

James J. Heckman

"for his development of theory and methods for analyzing selective samples"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2000

Daniel L. McFadden

"for his development of theory and methods for analyzing discrete choice"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2003

Robert F. Engle III

"for methods of analyzing economic time series with time-varying volatility (ARCH)"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2003

Clive W.J. Granger

"for methods of analyzing economic time series with common trends (cointegration)"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2013

Lars Peter Hansen

"for their empirical analysis of asset prices"

economic governance (2)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2009

Elinor Ostrom

"for her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2009

Oliver E. Williamson

"for his analysis of economic governance, especially the boundaries of the firm"

economic growth (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1971

Simon Kuznets

"for his empirically founded interpretation of economic growth which has led to new and deepened insight into the economic and social structure and process of development"

economic growth theory (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1987

Robert M. Solow

"for his contributions to the theory of economic growth"

economic history (3)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1971

Simon Kuznets

"for his empirically founded interpretation of economic growth which has led to new and deepened insight into the economic and social structure and process of development"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1993

Robert W. Fogel

"for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1993

Douglass C. North

"for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change"

economic psychology (2)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2002

Daniel Kahneman

"for having integrated insights from psychological research into economic science, especially concerning human judgment and decision-making under uncertainty"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2002

Vernon L. Smith

"for having established laboratory experiments as a tool in empirical economic analysis, especially in the study of alternative market mechanisms"

economic sociology (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1992

Gary S. Becker

"for having extended the domain of microeconomic analysis to a wide range of human behaviour and interaction, including nonmarket behaviour"

economics of information (5)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1996

James A. Mirrlees

"for their fundamental contributions to the economic theory of incentives under asymmetric information"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1996

William Vickrey

"for their fundamental contributions to the economic theory of incentives under asymmetric information"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2001

George A. Akerlof

"for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2001

A. Michael Spence

"for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2001

Joseph E. Stiglitz

"for their analyses of markets with asymmetric information"

experimental economics (2)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2002

Daniel Kahneman

"for having integrated insights from psychological research into economic science, especially concerning human judgment and decision-making under uncertainty"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2002

Vernon L. Smith

"for having established laboratory experiments as a tool in empirical economic analysis, especially in the study of alternative market mechanisms"

financial economics (8)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1990

Harry M. Markowitz

"for their pioneering work in the theory of financial economics"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1990

Merton H. Miller

"for their pioneering work in the theory of financial economics"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1990

William F. Sharpe

"for their pioneering work in the theory of financial economics"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1997

Robert C. Merton

"for a new method to determine the value of derivatives"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1997

Myron S. Scholes

"for a new method to determine the value of derivatives"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2013

Eugene F. Fama

"for their empirical analysis of asset prices"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2013

Lars Peter Hansen

"for their empirical analysis of asset prices"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2013

Robert J. Shiller

"for their empirical analysis of asset prices"

game theory (6)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1994

John C. Harsanyi

"for their pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1994

John F. Nash Jr.

"for their pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1994

Reinhard Selten

"for their pioneering analysis of equilibria in the theory of non-cooperative games"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2005

Robert J. Aumann

"for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2005

Thomas C. Schelling

"for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2012

Lloyd S. Shapley

"for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design"

general equilibrium theory (3)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1972

John R. Hicks

"for their pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1972

Kenneth J. Arrow

"for their pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1983

Gerard Debreu

"for having incorporated new analytical methods into economic theory and for his rigorous reformulation of the theory of general equilibrium"

industrial organization (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1982

George J. Stigler

"for his seminal studies of industrial structures, functioning of markets and causes and effects of public regulation"

input-output analysis (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1973

Wassily Leontief

"for the development of the input-output method and for its application to important economic problems"

institutional economics (2)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1974

Gunnar Myrdal

"for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1974

Friedrich August von Hayek

"for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena"

international and regional economics (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2008

Paul Krugman

"for his analysis of trade patterns and location of economic activity"

international economics (2)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1977

Bertil Ohlin

"for their pathbreaking contribution to the theory of international trade and international capital movements"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1977

James E. Meade

"for their pathbreaking contribution to the theory of international trade and international capital movements"

international macroeconomics (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1999

Robert A. Mundell

"for his analysis of monetary and fiscal policy under different exchange rate regimes and his analysis of optimum currency areas"

labor economics (3)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2010

Peter A. Diamond

"for their analysis of markets with search frictions"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2010

Dale T. Mortensen

"for their analysis of markets with search frictions"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2010

Christopher A. Pissarides

"for their analysis of markets with search frictions"

macroeconometrics (3)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1980

Lawrence R. Klein

"for the creation of econometric models and the application to the analysis of economic fluctuations and economic policies"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2011

Thomas J. Sargent

"for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2011

Christopher A. Sims

"for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy"

macroeconomics (9)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1974

Gunnar Myrdal

"for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1974

Friedrich August von Hayek

"for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1976

Milton Friedman

"for his achievements in the fields of consumption analysis, monetary history and theory and for his demonstration of the complexity of stabilization policy"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1981

James Tobin

"for his analysis of financial markets and their relations to expenditure decisions, employment, production and prices"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1985

Franco Modigliani

"for his pioneering analyses of saving and of financial markets"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1995

Robert E. Lucas Jr.

"for having developed and applied the hypothesis of rational expectations, and thereby having transformed macroeconomic analysis and deepened our understanding of economic policy"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2004

Finn E. Kydland

"for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2004

Edward C. Prescott

"for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2006

Edmund S. Phelps

"for his analysis of intertemporal tradeoffs in macroeconomic policy"

management science (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1978

Herbert A. Simon

"for his pioneering research into the decision-making process within economic organizations"

microeconomics (4)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1992

Gary S. Becker

"for having extended the domain of microeconomic analysis to a wide range of human behaviour and interaction, including nonmarket behaviour"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2007

Leonid Hurwicz

"for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2007

Eric S. Maskin

"for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 2007

Roger B. Myerson

"for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory"

national income accounting (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1984

Richard Stone

"for having made fundamental contributions to the development of systems of national accounts and hence greatly improved the basis for empirical economic analysis"

partial and general equilibrium theory (2)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1970

Paul A. Samuelson

"for the scientific work through which he has developed static and dynamic economic theory and actively contributed to raising the level of analysis in economic science"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1988

Maurice Allais

"for his pioneering contributions to the theory of markets and efficient utilization of resources"

public finance (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1986

James M. Buchanan Jr.

"for his development of the contractual and constitutional bases for the theory of economic and political decision-making"

theory of market institutions (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1991

Ronald H. Coase

"for his discovery and clarification of the significance of transaction costs and property rights for the institutional structure and functioning of the economy"

theory of optimal allocation of resources (2)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1975

Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich

"for their contributions to the theory of optimum allocation of resources"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1975

Tjalling C. Koopmans

"for their contributions to the theory of optimum allocation of resources"

welfare economics (1)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1998

Amartya Sen

"for his contributions to welfare economics"

welfare theory (2)

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1972

John R. Hicks

"for their pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory"

The Prize in Economic Sciences 1972

Kenneth J. Arrow

"for their pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory"

 

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