American Institute for Economic Research
October 13, 2021
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For weeks, economists on social media and over dinner tables around the world have speculated on who might be receiving this year’s Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. It’s a fun little game that economists play – and some, stubbornly, refuse to play – on par with guessing the movies and actors nominated for the Academy Awards.