Photos: The 2013 Nobel laureates
It's Nobel week which means many academics, writers and activists are nervously awaiting a long-distance phone call from the Nobel committee in Sweden. The prizes for medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and peace are announced one-per-weekday, culminating Monday, Oct. 14 with the announcement of the final prize in economics. Check out the winners as they are announced below.
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Nobel Prize in Economics
Economic scientists Eugene F Fama, left, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert J Shiller were announced as the Nobel laureates in Economic Sciences 2013 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm today. The trio won the Nobel Economics Prize for groundbreaking work on trendspotting in asset markets, the jury said.