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Nobel Prize Laureate Comments on Current State of Climate Change Modeling

At the recent Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting for the Economic Sciences, Lars Peter Hansen my younger brother, commented on the current state of climate change modeling: Discussions of climate change and economics can be challenging. There is nervousness in many … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Winner Talks Economics to Logan 5th Graders

Since my brother–Lars Peter Hansen–received his Nobel Prize in economics in 2013, he has become an even more popular speaker.  On a recent visit to Utah State University to address students and faculty, he took the opportunity to interact with … Continue reading

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“Generalized Method of Moments”: A Brief History

By Douglas Clement, Editor, The Region In March 1979, Lars Peter Hansen, a young Ph.D. fresh out of the University of Minnesota, submitted a paper to the prestigious Econometrica. It described a statistical methodology that, in its final form, would … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Laureate Visits Montezuma Creek’s Navajo Schools

On April 1st, Dr. Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics, dropped by for a short visit at Whitehorse High School and Montezuma Creek Elementary, both in Montezuma Creek, Utah.   At the high school, he spent time with … Continue reading

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Kudos for Lars Peter Hansen

By Thomas (Tom) J. Sargent, 2011 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics [1] Lars Hansen is the gold standard as a scholar, teacher, referee, editor, and academic citizen.  His research work is unusually creative and innovative, while also being very respectful … Continue reading

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