Nobel Prize for Economics - 2009
Here's some news of general interest:
Oliver Willamson and Elinor Ostrom will share the sum of 1.4 million dollars or 10 million Swedish kronor as they have been jointly honored as the recipient of 2009 Nobel Prize in the field of Economics. The Nobel Prize Committee has honored the two economists of the United States for their outstanding achievement in their respective fields.
In a speech, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, stated that Elinor Ostrom has given the demonstration on the ways by which the associations can make use of the common property. Referring to Oliver Willamson's works, the Academy stated he has, "developed a theory where business firms serve as structures for conflict resolution."
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