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NOBEL PRIZESA Conversation with Rochester’s Latest Nobel Prize Recipient Richard Thaler ’74 (PhD) talks about counting cashews, a life-changing scientific paper, why people don’t behave rationally with money, and—oh, yes—receiving a Nobel Prize. Interview by Sandra Knispel
thalerFOUNDING FIGURE: Widely recognized as a founding figure in a field that argues traditional economic models don’t adequately account for how people approach economic decisions, Thaler is a leading scholar on the intersection between human behavior and economic decision making. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) More . . .

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