TV News LIES

Monday, Dec 11th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) 2 Americans win Nobel econ prize for match-making

2 Americans win Nobel econ prize for match-making

E-mail Print PDF

Nobel Prize in EconomicsTwo American scholars won the Nobel economics prize Monday for work on match-making - how to pair doctors with hospitals, students with schools, kidneys with transplant recipients and even men with women in marriage.

Lloyd Shapley of UCLA and Alvin Roth, a Harvard University professor currently visiting at Stanford University, found ways to make markets work when traditional economic tools fail.

Shapley, 89, came up with the formulas to match supply and demand in markets where prices don't do the job; the 60-year-old Roth put Shapley's math to work in the real world.

Unlike some recent Nobel prizes - such as the Peace Prize that went to the embattled European Union last week - this year's economics award did not seem to send a political message.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Poll: Most Americans doubt GOP bill will cut their taxes or boost the economy

Congressional Republicans are poised to pass the biggest tax overhaul in a generation, but Americans remain unconvinced...

Arkansas judge blocks state from issuing birth certificates

Arkansas judge blocks state from issuing birth certificatesAn Arkansas judge on Friday blocked the state from issuing any birth certificates until officials are...

Supreme Court blocks order for White House to disclose DACA documents

SCOTUS rules for administration against DACA documentsThe Supreme Court ruled late Friday that the Trump administration does not have to turn over...

Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. Fired For Misconduct By Morgan Stanley

Harold Ford, Jr. fired after accusation of misconduct Former Democratic Congressman Harold Ford Jr. has been fired for misconduct by Morgan Stanley after facing...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!