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We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins economics Nobel


University of Chicago academic wins the 2017 Nobel Prize for economics for his 'profound impact' on economic research.

Source: Al Jazeera

Although not one of Alfred Nobel's original awards, it is widely seen as equal in honor.

Source: Deutsche Welle

U.S. academic Richard Thaler, who helped popularize the idea of "nudging" people toward doing what was best for them, won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on how human nature affects supposedly rational markets.

Source: Reuters

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