The economics Nobel will be announced in less than 24 hours. I’ll just repeat my standard list of candidates at this point.
I think it’s going to be Nordhaus. Now that the IPCC has issued another report, and is starting to sound a little more conciliatory, perhaps they’ll give the prize to the grown-up in that room.
I’d still like to see Bhagwati, but I think that train was diverted before it could even leave the station.
And we lost Alchian this past year. Pity.
If you’re interested in my past predictions, you can check my Nobel Prize category.