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Media Highlights for 2013 Nobel Prize Winner and USU Alum Lars P. Hansen

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

Utah State University alum Lars Peter Hansen is one of three Americans named a recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics. Hansen is internationally known for his specialization in economic dynamics, using statistical methods applied to study linkages between financial markets and the macroeconomy.


After graduating from Utah State University in 1974 with bachelor’s degrees in both mathematics and political science and a minor in economics, Hansen went on to earn a doctorate in economics from the University of Minnesota.


Hansen’s work has garnered him several awards and honors, and the latest Nobel honor has gained media attention from around the world.

Here are a few of the most notable media mentions from world-wide news sources.


The Nobel Prize Is A Three-Way Split,” (The Economist, October 14, 2013)

Economists Clash on Theory, but Will Still Share the Nobel,” (The New York Times, October 14, 2013)

Americans Fama, Hansen, Shiller Win Nobel Prize In Economics For Stock Price Analysis,” (Forbes, October 14, 2013)

Fama, Shiller, Hansen Win Nobel Prize for Asset-Price Work,”(Bloomberg, October 14, 2013)

The Economics Nobel Goes To: Eugene Fama, Lars Hansen and Robert Shiller,” (The Washington Post, October 14, 2013)

Nobel Prize In Economics Goes To 2 University Of Chicago Professors: Lars Peter Hansen, Eugene Fama,” (ABC7 Chicago, October 15, 2013)

2 University Of Chicago Professors Win Nobel Prize in Economics,” (Chicago Tribune, October 15, 2013)


(The Economist, 10/14/2013)
(The New York Times, 10/14/2013)
(Forbes, 10/14/2013)
(Bloomberg, 10/14/2013)
(The Washington Post, 10/14/2013)
(Financial Times, 10/14/2013)
(Chicago Tribune, 10/15/2013)
(ABC7 Chicago News, 10/15/2013)

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