Nobel prize in economics goes to Nordhaus and Romer for climate change and growth - live
Live coverage as the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel is awarded
- Introduction: Biggest prize in economics awarded today
- Announcement due at 10.45am UK time
- Front-runners based on citations
- These women could be in the running
Perhaps a climate economist, such as William Nordhaus, could win this year’s award.
Nordhaus, a Yale University professor, has conducted key research into the economics of climate change, showing that mankind is ignoring the catastrophic cost of inaction.
Shamefully, only one woman has ever won the Nobel prize for economics – Elinor Ostrom back in 2009.
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