Once again it’s time where I (sometimes) remember to post the Vegas odds on the Nobel Prize in Economics. Here are the venerable Thomson Reuters predictions for the 2014 cycle:
- Philippe M. Aghion and Peter W. Howitt for contributions to Schumpeterian growth theory
- William J. Baumol and Israel M. Kirzner for their advancement of the study of entrepreneurism
- Mark S. Granovetter for his pioneering research in economic sociology
Wow, if you had to pick three topics of interest at Lawrence economics, you could do worse than Schumpeterian growth theory, entrepreneurism, and economic sociology.
For my pick, I would probably take Daron Acemoglu if he wasn’t so young. Last year I picked Philippe Aghion, so maybe I should just go ahead and pick him again this year?
Professor Caruthers is picking Daniel Hamermesh
UPDATE: Tyler Cowen goes with William Baumol and William Bowen for their work on the venerable cost disease.
Send me your picks or put them in the comments.
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