Economics Prize wraps up unusual Nobel season

Stockholm (AFP) – Work on inequality, economic psychology, auctions, health economics and labour markets are some of the favourites as Monday’s economics prize closes an unusual Nobel season nearing the record of women laureates in one year.This year’s final prize, officially the Sveriges Riksbank (Sweden’s central bank) Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, will be announced at 11:45 am (0945 GMT) on Monday.Last year the honour went to French-American Esther Duflo, Indian-born Abhijit Banerjee of the US, and American Michael Kremer for their experimental work on alleviating po…

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