Jean Tirole


Interview, December 2014

Interview with 2014 Laureate in Economic Sciences Jean Tirole, 6 December 2014.

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Jean Tirole, 2014 Economic Sciences Laureate on what brought him to economic sciences. 6 December 2014.

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Nobel Minds 2014

The 2014 Nobel Laureates met at the Grünewald Hall in the Stockholm Concert Hall in Stockholm on 11 December 2014 for the traditional round-table discussion and TV program ‘Nobel Minds’. The Nobel Laureates discussed the discoveries for which they’ve been honored, how these can be applied in a practical way, and the role of science in today’s society. The discussion was hosted by Zeinab Badawi of the BBC.

Interview, October 2014

Telephone interview with Jean Tirole following the announcement of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2014, 13 October 2014. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media.

Jean Tirole was incredibly surprised when he got the news that he has been awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2014. He then told his wife – and his mother. “She’s 90 years old. I first asked her to sit before I told her the news.”

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Transcript of the Telephone Interview with Jean Tirole

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