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October 15, 2012

Professors Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley Awarded The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2012

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to learn that The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2012 has been awarded jointly to Professors Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley.

The award was given to Professor Alvin E. Roth, of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, and Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, USA, and Professor Lloyd S. Shapley, of the University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, for their work on the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design; both have published papers in journals available on Wiley Online Library. 

Professor Roth has published articles in the journals Econometrica, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, The Economic Journal, Negotiation Journal, and The RAND Journal of Economics, as well as contributing to a series of papers on kidney donation in the American Journal of Transplantation.  Professor Shapley has published articles in the journals Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Networks, Kyklos and both winners have written several papers in Naval Research Logistics Quarterly.

To celebrate the achievements of all Nobel winners, Wiley will be making a selection of content from this and past year’s winners of Nobel Prizes in all areas free to access until the end of the year.  Please visit the Nobel Prize pages on Wiley Online Library for more information and to access content by Nobel winning authors, which will be updated throughout the award period.