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  • Finland got its fifth Nobel laureate: Bengt Holmström, see also the others

    A day before yesterday, Bengt Holmström, a professor at MIT, was awarded the Noble prize for work in Economics together with his colleague Oliver Hart. His contributions are mainly game theoretical investigations of incentives and contract theory. Holmström, who got his first degree in mathematics from the University of Helsinki, is the fifth Finn to […]