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NYU's Sargent to Receive Nobel Prize in Economics on Dec. 10

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New York University Economics Professor Thomas Sargent, the 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economics, will be awarded the prize on Saturday, December 10 during a ceremony in Stockholm. The event, which begins at 10:30 a.m. EST, may be viewed live at: http://www.nobelprize.org/.

Sargent shares the prize with Princeton University’s Christopher Sims. In awarding the prize, the Nobel Committee cited "their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy.”

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