Behavioral Finance Pioneer wins Nobel Prize

by Kacie Swartz | Nov 06, 2017

The 2017 Nobel Prize for Economic Science has been awarded to Richard Thaler, a professor at the University of Chicago for his lifelong research into how humans relate to money. His work expanded on the “rational-person” assumptions of economic models that dominated the 20th century. Learn more in this Atlantic article about a few of the concepts Dr. Thaler studied, including ownership, confidence and a sense of fairness.

 

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