He calls himself a late bloomer. Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Laureate in Economic Sciences, thinks there is too much pressure on young people to get into the ”right” elite schools, when opportunities can actually be found in many places. In this conversation he also talks about the importance of uncertainty and why he does some of his best thinking in the shower, or while skiing.
Interview with 2013 Laureate in Economic Sciences Lars Peter Hansen, 6 December 2013.
Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Economic Sciences Laureate, explains his Prize awarded work to young students. 6 December 2013.
Telephone interview with Lars Peter Hansen recorded immediately following the announcement of the 2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 14 October 2013. The interviewer is Nobelprize.org's Adam Smith.