Nobel Prize Conversations
Should you be able to buy a kidney? Economic Sciences Laureate Alvin Roth would call that, and other taboo exchanges, repugnant transactions. Roth pioneered ways of describing outlier markets where prices don’t work, explaining why you can’t buy a job at Google, acceptance at Yale – or a human organ.
This Nobel Prize conversation was conducted in March 2020.
Interview with the 2012 Laureate in Economic Sciences Alvin E. Roth, 6 December 2012. The interviewer is freelance journalist Joanna Rose.
The 2012 Nobel Laureates met at the Bernadotte Library in Stockholm on 7 December 2012 for the traditional round-table discussion and TV program ‘Nobel Minds’. The Nobel Laureates discussed their work and what being awarded a Nobel Prize meant to them. The discussion was hosted by Zeinab Badawi of the BBC.
Telephone interview with Alvin E. Roth recorded immediately following the announcement of the 2012 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 15 October 2012. The interviewer is Nobelprize.org’s Allegra Grevelius.
Their work and discoveries range from how cells adapt to changes in levels of oxygen to our ability to fight global poverty.
See them all presented here.