Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2003
Robert F. Engle III, Clive W.J. Granger

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Interview, August 2008

Interview with Professor Clive W.J. Granger at the 3rd Meeting in Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany, August 2008. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of

Clive Granger discusses being awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences, retirement and his subsequent research in long term forecasting. He then recalls his early education (4:23), explaining why his PhD topic was in Economic Time Series (7:11), how this work parlays into other academic fields (10:31), his decision to move to the University of California (19:17), and the atmosphere there which helped galvanized his discovery of cointegration (25:29). He concludes by listing what he perceives to be the new frontiers of economic research (29:23).

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41 min.

Interview, December 2003

Interview with the 2003 Economics Laureates, Clive W.J. Granger and Robert F. Engle III, December 11, 2003. Interviewers are Professor Karl-Gustaf Löfgren, Umeå University, and Assistant Professor Anne-Sophie Crépin, Stockholm University.

The Laureates talk about their different backgrounds and studies, how a day at work may look like (4:48), how they made their discovery (7:47), the developments in econometrics (13:32) and about their respective hobbies and family life (19:02).

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38 min.
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