STOCKHOLM, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- The 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to U.S. economists Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller for their empirical analysis of asset prices, announced the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences here on Monday.
The economics prize, established in 1968 and officially called the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, is the last of the six prizes announced this year.
Co-winner of Nobel Prize in Physics Higgs stresses group theoretical contribution
EDINBURGH, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- The co-winner of 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics Peter Higgs on Friday stressed that many people and organization contributed to the theory of the Higgs boson particle apart from his early postulation in 1964.
Higgs made the remarks while answering questions from Xinhua on whether CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, should also win the Prize for its confirmation of the existence of the particle at a press conference at the Old College of the University of Edinburgh. Full Story
Belgian, British scientists share 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics
STOCKHOLM, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics went to Francois Englert from Belgium and British scientist Peter Higgs, announced the Royal Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday. Full Story
Backgrounder: Latest winners of Nobel Prize in Economics
STOCKHOLM, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- The 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics went to three American economists on Monday. The following is a list of the winners of the award since 2003. Full Story