While meant to recognize those whose work has greatly benefited or contributed to the advancement and unity of mankind, the Nobel Peace Prize has sometimes been given to those with violent pasts, those whose award-winning work contains factual errors, or those whose accomplishments do not quiet bear up under close examination. Here are the ten most controversial Nobel Peace Prize winners of all time. There were two reasons for this controversy.
Check new design of our homepage! Let's take a look at those who could bag this prestigious title. Historyplex Staff Last Updated: Mar 26, Did You Know? She received the coveted award in the year The Nobel Prize is named after the multifaceted Alfred Nobel - scientist, author, and entrepreneur.
Since its inception inthe coveted Nobel Prize has been awarded to great achievers from across the globe for their exceptional work in different fields. The Nobel Memorial Prize for Economic Sciences, unlike the prizes in other fields, was introduced much later in This was owing to the fact that economics wasn't one of the fields initially introduced by Alfred Nobel.
It was established later by 'Sveriges Riksbank', Sweden's central bank on their th anniversary. Since its introduction, the Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to 76 laureates for their outstanding work in this field.
Below is a list of economists who won this prestigious award. Shiller Cyprus Award for their empirical analysis of asset prices - Alvin E.
Pissarides Cyprus Award for their analysis of markets with search frictions - Peter A. Schelling USA Award for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis - Finn E.
Kydland NorwayEdward C. Prescott USA Award for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: Smith USA Award for having established laboratory experiments as a tool in empirical economic analysis, especially in the study of alternative market mechanisms - George A.
Mundell Canada Award for his analysis of monetary and fiscal policy under different exchange rate regimes and his analysis of optimum currency areas - Amartya Sen India Award for his contributions to welfare economics - Robert C. USA Award for having developed and applied the hypothesis of rational expectations, and thereby having transformed macroeconomic analysis and deepened our understanding of economic policy - John C.
North USA Award for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change - Gary S. Becker USA Award for having extended the domain of micro-economic analysis to a wide range of human behavior and interaction, including non-market behavior - Ronald H.
Coase UK Award for his discovery and clarification of the significance of transaction costs and property rights for the institutional structure and functioning of the economy - Harry M. Sharpe USA Award for their pioneering work in the theory of financial economics - Trygve Haavelmo Norway Award for his clarification of the probability theory foundations of econometrics and his analyses of simultaneous economic structures - Maurice Allais France Award for his pioneering contributions to the theory of markets and efficient utilization of resources - Robert M.
USA Award for his development of the contractual and constitutional bases for the theory of economic and political decision-making - Franco Modigliani Italy Award for his pioneering analyses of saving and of financial markets - Richard Stone UK Award for having made fundamental contributions to the development of systems of national accounts and hence greatly improved the basis for empirical economic analysis - Gerard Debreu France Award for having incorporated new analytical methods into economic theory and for his rigorous reformulation of the theory of general equilibrium - George J.
Stigler USA Award for his seminal studies of industrial structures, functioning of markets and causes and effects of public regulation - James Tobin USA Award for his analysis of financial markets and their relations to expenditure decisions, employment, production and prices - Lawrence R.
Klein USA Award for the creation of econometric models and the application to the analysis of economic fluctuations and economic policies - Theodore W. Meade UK Award for their path-breaking contribution to the theory of international trade and international capital movements - Milton Friedman USA Award for his achievements in the fields of consumption analysis, monetary history and theory and for his demonstration of the complexity of stabilization policy - Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich Soviet UnionTjalling C.
Koopmans USA Award for their contributions to the theory of optimum allocation of resources - Gunnar Myrdal SwedenFriedrich August von Hayek UK Award for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena - Wassily Leontief USA Award for the development of the input-output method and for its application to important economic problems - John R.
Hicks UKKenneth J. Arrow USA Award for their pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory - Simon Kuznets USA Award for his empirically founded interpretation of economic growth which has led to new and deepened insight into the economic and social structure and process of development - Paul A.
Samuelson USA Award for the scientific work through which he has developed static and dynamic economic theory and actively contributed to raising the level of analysis in economic science - Ragnar Frisch NorwayJan Tinbergen Netherlands Award for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes Share This.80 rows · The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, officially known as The Sveriges .
Oct 09, · The economics prize was established in in memory of Alfred Nobel by Sweden’s central bank and is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
One of Professor Thaler’s frequent collaborators, Daniel Kahneman, was awarded the prize in JEWISH NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS IN ECONOMICS (40% of world total, 51% of US total) kaja-net.com Listed below are recipients of the Nobel Prize in economics who were, or are, Jewish (or of half- or three-quarters-Jewish descent, as noted).
JEWISH NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS. In October, Princeton University psychologist Daniel Kahneman, PhD, was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his groundbreaking work in applying psychological insights to economic theory, particularly in the areas of judgment and decision-making under uncertainty.
Oct 09, · Nobel in Economics Is Awarded to Richard Thaler Image The economist Richard H.
Thaler at his home in Chicago on Monday after winning the . The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Swedish: Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, official English name: The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, is an award for outstanding contributions to the field of economics, and generally regarded as the most prestigious .