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Green vineyards stand out in black of California fires

Phys.org - Fri 13 Oct 17

Odd pockets of lush green—grape vines, believe it or not—stand out amid the ashen landscape left by northern California's wildfires.

Economics Nobel nudges behavioral economist into the limelight

ScienceNews - Mon 9 Oct 17

Behavioral economist Richard Thaler started influential investigations of behavioral economics, which earned him the 2017 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

Father of ‘nudge’ psychology wins economics Nobel

Newscientist - Mon 9 Oct 17

Richard Thaler has won this year's Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his work on the limits to human rationality and how to subtly influence people's behaviour

Richard Thaler wins Nobel for work in behavioral economics

Phys.org - Mon 9 Oct 17

The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for his contributions to behavioral economics.

California's wildfires could make 2017 a very unusual wine vintage

Popular Science - Wed 18 Oct 17

Science The smoke will likely impact a few fancier grapes. Recent fires have devastated regions of northern California, but early harvesting means that most of this year's ...

Integrating economics and psychology, Richard Thaler showed how limited rationality and self-control affect economic decisions and market outcomes.

Discovery News - Mon 9 Oct 17

Credit: Carsten Rehder/AFP/Getty Images)US economist Richard Thaler won the Nobel Economics prize on Monday for showing that economic and financial decision-makers are not always ...

Academic who starred in 'The Big Short' wins Nobel prize

Daily Mail - Mon 9 Oct 17

Richard Thaler, a professor at the University of Chicago, won the award for showing that economic and financial decision-makers are not always rational, but mostly deeply human.

How the Napa Fires Could Hurt 2017's Wine Grapes

Wired Science - Fri 13 Oct 17

Smoke from California's fires could make grapes left on the vines taste like ash—if the vines survive at all

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics has been awarded to University of Chicago professor Richard H. Thaler

Fastcompany Tech - Mon 9 Oct 17

Thaler won the coveted award for his contributions to behavioral economics. BREAKING NEWS The 2017 Prize in Economic Sciences is awarded to Richard H. Thaler @R_Thaler @UChicago @ChicagoBooth ...

How to Save the World From an Asteroid: Experts on Asteroid Deflection

Newswise - Thu 12 Oct 17

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Dec. 7, 2016--Scott Crooker, of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Condensed Matter and Magnet Science group, and William Charles Louis III, of the Laboratory's Physics Division, ...

Nobel Prize news conference for Richard Thaler at 11 a.m. CDT

Newswise - Mon 9 Oct 17

University of Chicago Prof. Richard H. Thaler has been awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017 "for his contributions to behavioural economics." ...

The Nobel Prize 2017 in Economics goes to Richard H. Thaler

AlphaGalileo - Mon 9 Oct 17

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017 was awarded to Richard H. Thaler for understanding the psychology of Economics.