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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2006
Edmund S. Phelps

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Edmund S. Phelps - Interview

Interview, December 2006

Interview with the 2006 Laureate in Economics, Edmund S. Phelps, 6 December 2006. The interviewer is Rupini Bergström, freelance journalist.

Emdund Phelps discusses the interchange with his colleagues, compares students from his generation compared to today's (7:05), inspiring students and the role of mentors in his life (8:44), comments upon his failures (18:34) and how the prize changed his work and life (22:18).

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36 min.

Nobel Minds 2006

The Nobel Laureates of 2006 met at the Bernadotte Library in Stockholm, 9 December 2006, for the traditional round-table discussion and TV show 'Nobel Minds'. The show was hosted by Sarah Montague, a presenter on the BBC 'Today' programme. The Laureates discuss their achievements, their inspiration and motivation, and also answer questions e-mailed by visitors to BBC.com and Nobelprize.org.

See the Video 'Nobel Minds'
44 min.

Interview, October 2006

Telephone interview with Professor Edmund S. Phelps immediately following the announcement of the 2006 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 9 October 2006. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.

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16 min.

Transcript of the Telephone Interview with Edmund S. Phelps

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