Peter Diamond , Dale Mortensen and Christopher Pissarides shared the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for their work on the efficiency of recruitment and wage formation as well as labor-market regulation.
Vicki Cook, 52, landed a job two weeks ago at a trucking company after applying for 50 positions in almost four months. “It was a blessing,” said the Okarche, Oklahoma, woman, whose previous job had been eliminated.
Hubert Fromlet, visiting professor of international economics at Linnaeus University, Sweden, lists his Top 10 candidates to win this year’s Nobel Prize in economics. * This year’s candidates, in no specific order of appearance: * Robert Barro: Harvard University * Paul Romer: New York University * Avinash Dixit: Emeritus, Princeton University * Gene Grossman/Elhanan Helpman: Princeton University/Harvard University * Angus Deaton: Princeton University. * Lars Peter Hansen: University of Chicago * Bengt Holmstrom: Massachusetts Institute of Technology * Jean Tirole: Toulouse 1 University Capitole * Douglas Diamond: University of Chicago * Jerry Hausman: Massachusetts Institute of Technology *NOTE: Fromlet every year publishes a list with his top can
Greece’s budget cuts must be accompanied by policies to help the economy emerge from the current crisis, Nobel Prize winner Christopher Pissarides wrote in an article published by Kathimerini newspaper.
Peter Diamond ’s nomination for a Federal Reserve Board seat was approved a third time by the Senate Banking Committee with little prospect that he’ll win confirmation from the Senate as a central bank governor.