Lars Peter Hansen


Nobel Prize Talks: Lars Peter Hansen

Released 2014-01-30

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, December 2013

Interview with 2013 Laureate in Economic Sciences Lars Peter Hansen, 6 December 2013.

Transcript of the interview

Lars Peter Hansen explains his work to young students.

Lars Peter Hansen on learning he had been awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences.

Lars Peter Hansen on what brought him to economic sciences.

Lars Peter Hansen on breakthroughs in his research.

Lars Peter Hansen’s advice to students.

Lars Peter Hansen on the economic sciences environment in Chicago.

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Interview, October 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’s Adam Smith.

Transcript of the telephone interview with Lars Peter Hansen

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