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Nobel Economics Prize, 2008

Short list of Laureate top candidates for the Nobel Economics Prize, 2008

Eugene F. Fama (WSJ reports Fama is the front runner, given the efficiency of markets to represent all available information, as demonstrated by betting)
Lars P.Hansen
Thomas J. Sargent
Armen A. Alchian and Harold Demsetz
Martin Feldstein
Jean Tirole

Other top contenders:

Robert J. Barro
Jagdish N. Bhagwati (with Avinash K. Dixit)
Eugene F. Fama (with Kenneth R. French)
Oliver D. Hart:
Dale W. Jorgenson:
Paul R. Milgrom

The nominating processes explained:nobelprize.org


Previously: 2007 Nobel Prize in Economics contenders.

Aka 'The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel'

See also Thomson Reuters.


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