INFORMS congratulates Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler


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INFORMS congratulates Nobel Prize winner Richard Thaler

CATONSVILLE, MD, October 12, 2017 - INFORMS congratulates Richard H. Thaler, renowned behavioral economist and researcher, who was awarded the 2017 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his outstanding contributions to the field of economics. Among the citations prominently featured by the Nobel Prize committee in Professor Thaler’s award was his seminal 1985 paper on his now famous theory of mental accounting, which was published in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science. 

In addition to serving as associate editor of the INFORMS journal Management Science, Professor Thaler’s work has been printed and reprinted eight times in three of INFORMS prestigious, peer-reviewed journals: Marketing Science, Management Science, and Interfaces.

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Including Professor Thaler, INFORMS is honored to count 29 of the past 79 recipients of the Nobel Prize in Economics as authors. Collectively these Nobel laureates have produced 86 articles across six different INFORMS journals. For more information please visit


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