Successful Nobel Predictions

Since the inception of the Citation Laureates in 2002, our analysts have identified 60 eminent scientists and economists who went on to receive the Nobel Prize.

2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences “for his empirical contributions to labour economics”

Named Citation Laureate in 2013 “for his Nobel-worthy advancement of empirical microeconomics”

David Card

David Card

Class of 1950 Professor of Economics, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences “for methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships”

Named Citation Laureate in 2013 “for his Nobel-worthy advancement of empirical microeconomics”

Joshua D. Angrist

Joshua D. Angrist

Ford Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis”

Named Citation Laureate in 2009 “for his Nobel-worthy research in the development of asymmetric organocatalysis”

Benjamin List

Benjamin List

Professor and Director, Max Planck Institute for Coal Research, Mulheim an der Ruhr and Honorary Professor, University of Cologne

2021 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales”

2021 Citation Laureate, recognized “for ground-breaking discoveries in quantum-chromodynamics and in the study of complex disordered systems”

Giorgio Parisi

Giorgio Parisi

Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome

2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology “for discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.”

Named Citation Laureate in 2014, recognized “for his Nobel-worthy research in elucidating the mechanisms of pain sensation”

David Julius

David Julius

Morris Herzstein Chair in Molecular Biology and Medicine, Professor and Chair of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Rainer Weiss

Rainer Weiss

Professor of Physics Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Kip S. Thorne

Kip S. Thorne

Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics Emeritus, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Brian P. Schmidt

Brian P. Schmidt

Australian Research Council Federation Fellow, Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics,
Australian National University, Weston Creek

Adam G. Riess

Adam G. Riess

Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
and Senior Member, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD

Didier Queloz

Didier Queloz

Professor, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, and Professor, University of Geneva, Geneva

Saul Perlmutter

Saul Perlmutter

Professor, Department of Physics, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley
and Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

Roger Penrose

Roger Penrose

O.M., F.R.S., Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford, Oxford

Kostya Novoselov

Kostya Novoselov

Royal Society Research Fellow, Department of Condensed Matter Physics, University of Manchester, Manchester

Shuji Nakamura

Shuji Nakamura

Professor, Materials Department, Director of the Center for Solid State Lighting and Displays, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CCA

Arthur B. McDonald

Arthur B. McDonald

Director, Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Institute; Gordon and Patricia Gray Chair in Particle Astrophysics,Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

Michel Mayor

Michel Mayor

Emeritus Professor, University of Geneva, Geneva

Peter W. Higgs

Peter W. Higgs

Professor Emeritus, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

† Peter Grünberg

† Peter Grünberg

Professor, Institute of Solid-State Physics, Julich Research Center, Julich

Andre K. Geim

Andre K. Geim

FRS, Langworthy Research Professor, Chair of Condensed Matter Physics,
and Director of Manchester Centre for Mesoscience and Nanotechnology,University of Manchester, Manchester

Albert Fert

Albert Fert

Professor of Physics, University of Paris-Sud, Orsay

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