Economics

 

For advancing, through virtuoso empirical microeconometric studies, our understanding of policy decisions impacting labor markets and consumer demand, and in particular how families are affected by adverse economic conditions

 

 

Sir Richard Blundell, CBE FBA

Ricardo Professor of Economics, University College London Research Director at Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, England

 

For extending the application of field experiments in economics, opening a new understanding over a range of subjects by designing, for example, experiments to gauge whether subjects’ behavior in natural settings is consistent with economic theory

 

 

John A. List

Homer J. Livingston Distinguished Service Professor at Department of Economics at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

 

For explaining the range and limits of social policy decisions and prediction subject to partial knowledge and social effects—examining how people choose between alternatives when only one outcome will ever be known, for example, in criminal sentencing and medical treatment

 

 

Charles F. Manski

Board of Trustees, Professor in Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA