New Delhi: Eminent economist and former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan finds a place in the probable list for this year’s Nobel Price for Economics. The Nobel Prize for Economics will be announced on Monday.
According to a list of six probable winners prepared by Clarivate Analytics, Raghuram, who is now the Katherine Dausak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. University of Chicago, is considered a candidate for his ‘contributions illuminating the dimensions of decisions in corporate finance’. Clarivate Analytics is a company that does academic and scientific research and maintains a list of dozens of possible Nobel Prize winners.
Raghuram shot to big fame when he predicted a financial crisis at the annual gathering of economists and bankers in US in 2005.
The other economists those found place in the Clarivate Analytics list are Robert Hall of Stanford University (for his analysis of worker productivity and studies of recessions and unemployment); Colin Camerer of the California Institute of Technology and George Loewenstein of Carnegie Mellon University (for pioneering research in behavioural economics and in neuroeconomics); and Michael Jensen of Harvard, Stewart Myers of MIT.