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Nobel-winning economist worried prize phone call was prank

The British-born winner of the Nobel Economics Prize joked on Monday that he worried the telephone call from Sweden alerting him of the award might have been a prank.

Lack of good economists impacting policy-making: Rajan

Rajan said there is a need for "rigorous fundamentals" in economics based on blood, sweat, tears and toil.

Jean Tirole - Profile of a Nobel laureate

French economist Jean Tirole was on Monday awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics 2014 for his research on market power and regulation.

Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize for Economics 2014

French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation.