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Princeton economist wins Nobel

...the Norwegian School of Economics. "That is a direct result of Deaton's research."He also hit upon what the Nobel committee called an ingenious way to discover whether families in poor countries spent less to care for daughters than for sons...
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3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs

...blind or disfigured and often unable to work.The Nobel committee said the winners, who are all in their 80s and made...their impact against harmful microorganisms, the Nobel committee said.Omura said the crucial strain was found in...
Nation and World
Today in history Paris at age 74.Five years ago: President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for what the Norwegian Nobel Committee called "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." A suicide...
Nobel winner terrifies Beijing

...Next they denounce as "obscene" the Norwegian Nobel Committee's award of the Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo, a literary...association, of procession and of demonstration," as the Nobel committee wrote. As far as China's relations with the West...
Our laureate: Neda of Iran

...blessing President Obama, the Nobel Committee intended to boost what it called...promoting is not coming soon. The Nobel Committee's claim that Obama has "created...him no favors politically. The Nobel Committee's decision is especially puzzling...
Nobel nod carries heavy burden

...having won this honor, and the Nobel committee may regret having awarded it...laureate. In the past, the Nobel committee has insisted that the award advances...democracy advocates honored by the Nobel committee - a category of winners that...
Nobel premature

...stated the Nobel Peace Prize was probably the last thing that President Obama needs at this time. I believe that the Nobel committee actions have probably polarized America's citizens all the more. To those who feel that the president is the greatest...
Economics Nobel Prize winner influenced Alaska, resources

...of the people involved - as opposed to just having somebody in Washington ... make a rule." The fact that the Nobel committee gave her this prize gives a big boost to this field of work, Treadwell said. And, "I think she gives credence...
Empire editorial: Tireless on behalf of peace

...recognizes unselfish efforts on a global scale - where only a few people ever can hope to make a difference. The Nobel Committee praised Carter's decades of "untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance...


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