Permanent Secretary Staffan Normark of the Royal Academy of Sciences Monday Oct. 11 2010, in Stockholm, Sweden, announces that the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2010 is awarded jointly to Americans... more 
Permanent Secretary Staffan Normark of the Royal Academy of Sciences Monday Oct. 11 2010, in Stockholm, Sweden, announces that the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2010 is awarded jointly to Americans Peter Diamond and Dale Mortensen, and British Cypriot Christopher Pissarides. The three have jointly won the 2010 Nobel economics prize for developing theories that help explain how economic policies can affect unemployment. Diamond is an economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an authority on Social Security, pensions and taxation. Mortensen is an economics professor at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and Pissarides is a professor at the London School of Economics. (AP Photo / Janerik Henriksson / SCANPIX) ** SWEDEN OUT ** less 
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Wed, Oct 13, 2010 9:41 PM EDT