Nobel Prize Conversations
In this digital conversation podcast we meet Christopher Pissarides, a humble London School of Economics professor who finished his PhD in two years and was awarded the 2010 Prize in Economic Sciences. He and his co-laureates Peter Diamond and Dale Mortensen were awarded for finding ways to incorporate real-world frictions into the mathematical models that describe market behaviour. Their Diamond-Mortensen-Pissarides (DMP) model is one of the most widely-used analytical tools for labour markets.
Besides discussing labour markets, Christopher Pissarides speaks about educational systems, how life has been affected by covid-19 and how he experienced moving from Cyprus to the UK.
Interview with the 2010 Laureates in Economic Sciences Peter A. Diamond, Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pissarides, 6 December 2010. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editorial Director of Nobel Media.
The 2010 Nobel Laureates met at the Bernadotte Library in Stockholm on 9 December 2010 for the traditional round-table discussion and TV program ‘Nobel Minds’. Moderated by BBC’s presenter, Matt Frei, the Nobel Laureates discussed the significance of their work and current issues.
Telephone interview with Christopher A. Pissarides recorded immediately following the announcement of The 2010 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 11 October 2010. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.
Their work and discoveries range from the formation of black holes and genetic scissors to efforts to combat hunger and develop new auction formats.
See them all presented here.