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Nobel Prize 2023 in Economic Sciences Awarded to Claudia Goldin

Nobel Prize 2023 in Economic Sciences

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2023 was awarded to Claudia Goldin “for having advanced our understanding of women’s labour market outcomes”.

This year’s Laureate in the Economic Sciences, Claudia Goldin, provided the first comprehensive account of women’s earnings and labour market participation through the centuries. Her research reveals the causes of change, as well as the main sources of the remaining gender gap.

About the Claudia Goldin

Claudia Goldin
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Claudia Goldin, born 1946 in New York, NY, USA. PhD 1972 from University of Chicago, IL, USA. Professor at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Facts on the prize in economic sciences

In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank (Sweden’s central bank) established this prize in memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize. Here are some facts and figures regarding The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, awarded from 1969 to 2022. 92 individuals have been awarded 1969-2022.

Youngest economic sciences laureate

To date, the youngest economic sciences laureate is Esther Duflo, who was 46 years old when she was awarded in 2019.

Oldest economic sciences laureate

The oldest economic sciences laureate to date is Leonid Hurwicz, who was 90 years old when he was awarded in 2007.

The medal for the prize in economic sciences

The medal in economic sciences was designed by Swedish artist and sculptor Gunvor Svensson-Lundqvist and shows the North Star emblem of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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