Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Economic Quiz
And The Winner Is? - Economic Nobel Laureates
1. The first Nobel Prize in economics was awarded in 1969 ''for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes''. Who was honored in 1969?
Paul A Samuelson
Ragnar Frisch and Jan Tinbergen
John R. Hicks and Kenneth J. Arrow
2. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in Economics?
Marie Sklodowska Curie, 1903
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, 1964
Jody Williams, 1997
None of the above
3. In 2001 the movie ''A Beautiful Mind'', directed by Ron Howard, told a story about John F. Nash Jr. one of our Nobel Laureate in Economics. Nash was honored with the Nobel Prize for his ''pioneering analysis of equilibrium'' in which of the following fields?
4. In 2002, the Nobel Prize in economics was awarded to Daniel Kahneman and Vernon L Smith. What was Daniel Kahneman''s claim to fame?
Contributed to the theory of markets and efficient resource utilization
Analyzed markets with asymmetric information
Contributed psychological research on decision-making under uncertainty
Contributed to the theory of economic growth
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Economic quiz written by: Delia Sawhney - March 2003
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