The Nobel Prize in Economics

has gone to, among others, my former professor, Eric Maskin. Rather than try to summarize his accomplishments myself, I'll just refer you for now to Marginal Revolution (actually, just go to the main page, as there are a bunch of posts, and there may be more later) and the sources linked there.

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