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2017年诺贝尔经济学奖花落美国经济学家 时间:2017-10-11 16:21:23

US economist Richard Thaler, one of the founding fathers of behavioural  economics, has won this year’s Nobel Prize for Economics.

  美国经济学家理查德.泰勒获得了今年的诺贝尔经济学奖,他是行为经济学的创始人之一。


  Prof Thaler, of Chicago Booth business school, co-wrote the global best  seller Nudge, which looked at how people make bad or irrational choices.

  芝加哥布兹商学院的泰勒教授与他人合写了全球畅销书《助推》,该书研究了人们如何做出糟糕或不理性的选择。

  Judges said he had demonstrated how "nudging" - a term he coined - may help  people to exercise better self-control.

  评委们表示,他诠释了他发明的术语“助推”如何帮助人们进行更好的自我控制。

  He will receive 9 million Swedish krona (?850,000) from the committee.

  他将从委员会那里收到900万瑞典克朗(850000英镑)。

  "I will try to spend it as irrationally as possible!" the 72 year-old  economist said.

  这位72岁的经济学家表示:“我将努力尽可能地非理性花费这笔钱。”