"Nobel Prize in Economics"
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 The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (also known as The Nobel Prize in Economics) is not one of the original prizes established by Alfred Nobel’s 1895 will. The Prize in Economics was endowed in by Sveriges Riksbank during 1968, the bank’s 300th anniversary year, in memory of Alfred Nobel. It was first awarded in 1969 and it is the only non-Nobel prize to be officially associated with the Nobel Foundation.

Quick facts on the Prize in Economic Sciences