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231 Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Posted February 27th, 2012 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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The Norway-based Nobel Institute said it has received 231 nominees for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. This year’s suggestions include Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private charged with leaking a huge cache of classified documents to the anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks, Russian human rights activist Svetlana Gannushkina and former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. Thousands of […]

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3 Women Accept Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Posted December 10th, 2011 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Two women from Liberia and one from Yemen who fought injustice, oppression and sexual violence against women were awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Saturday at a ceremony in Norway’s capital, Oslo. Facing a standing ovation of admirers, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni women’s rights advocate Tawakkul Karman […]

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3 Women Accept Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Posted December 10th, 2011 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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Two women from Liberia and one from Yemen who fought injustice, oppression and sexual violence against women were awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Saturday at a ceremony in Norway’s capital, Oslo. Facing a standing ovation of admirers, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni women’s rights advocate Tawakkul Karman […]

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Clinton Meets Yemeni Nobel Laureate

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has met with the Yemeni women’s rights activist who was awarded, along with two other women, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Clinton met Tawakkul Karman Friday at the State Department, where she praised Karman’s commitment to democracy and human rights. Clinton said the U.S. wants to be a good […]

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Nobel Winner Voiced Concerns About the Euro From the Outset

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Nobel prize winner Christopher Sims voiced concerns when Europe began using the common euro currency in 1999 that have proved prophetic as the continent struggles to deal with surging government debts. Sims, who won the Nobel economics prize on Monday, wrote an academic paper about what he called the “precarious foundations” of the European Monetary […]

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Two Americans Win Economics Nobel

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims have won the 2011 Nobel economics prize for research on the relationship between government policy decisions and the economy. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the prize Monday for “research on cause and effect” in the economy. The winners’ studies in the 1970s and 1980s looked at questions […]

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Nobel Economics Prize Goes To Two Americans

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims have won the 2011 Nobel economics prize for research on the relationship between government policy decisions and the economy. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the prize Monday to the two American professors for “research on cause and effect” in the economy. The winners’ research in the 1970s […]

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Excerpts from Nobel Economics Citation

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Following are excerpts released by the prize committee in awarding Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims the 2011 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel: “Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims developed the methods that now predominate in empirical studies of the two-way relations between money or monetary policy […]

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Nobel Economics Prize Goes To Two Americans

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims have won the 2011 Nobel economics prize for research on the relationship between government policy decisions and the economy. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the prize Monday to the two American professors “for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy.” The prize committee said […]

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Nobel Economics Prize Goes to 2 Americans

Posted October 10th, 2011 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Americans Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims have been awarded the 2011 Nobel economics prize for research on the relationship between government policy decisions and the economy. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the prize Monday to the two American professors “for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy.” The prize committee […]

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