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Why the winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Economics matter for me

  • Written by Gabriela D'Souza, Affiliate, Monash department of business statistics and econometrics, Monash University

For most people the second week in October probably doesn’t hold much promise.

Longer days for some, perhaps. But for those is us in the economics profession, come the second week of October we’re furiously compiling lists and discussing odds - about who is likely to win the coveted Nobel prize in Economics.

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