The Nobel Prize for Economics is the only one of the Nobel Prizes that does not go back to the will of the original Founder of Honors, the dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel. Instead, it has been endowed by the Swedish Central Bank since the end of 1969, but has been awarded together with the other Nobel Prizes.
Like the other awards, he will receive a prize money of nine million Swedish kroner (about 830,000 euros) and will also be presented on Nobel's death day, 10th December.
14 picturesNobel prize winner for Economics: men, men, a woman
Since the first awarding of the business award in 1969, a total of 81 award winners have been honored so far, including the Bonn game theorist Reinhard Selten in 1994 as the only German to date. Among the winners so far was only one woman, the US professor Elinor Ostrom.
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