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
François Englert

François Englert

Professor Emeritus, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels
and Distinguished Visiting Professor in Residence, Chapman’s Institute for Quantum Studies, Chapman University, Orange, CA

Robert B. Wilson

Robert B. Wilson

Adams Distinguished Professor of Management Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

† Oliver E. Williamson

† Oliver E. Williamson

Edgar F. Kaiser Professor Emeritus of Business, Economics, and Law, Haas School of Business and Department of Economics, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Jean Tirole

Jean Tirole

Scientific Director, IDEI (Institute of Industrial Economics), University of Social Sciences, Toulouse, France; Affiliated research member of CERAS, Paris

Christopher A. Sims

Christopher A. Sims

Harold B. Helms Professor of Economics and Banking, Department of Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Richard H. Thaler

Richard H. Thaler

Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, IL

Robert J. Shiller

Robert J. Shiller

Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics and Professor of Finance at the International Center for Finance, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Thomas J. Sargent

Thomas J. Sargent

William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Business, Department of Economics, New York University, New York, NY; and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford, CA

Paul Michael Romer

Paul Michael Romer

Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and Hoover Institution, Stanford, CA

William D. Nordhaus

William D. Nordhaus

Sterling Professor of Economics, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Paul R. Milgrom

Paul R. Milgrom

Shirley and Leonard Ely Professor of Humanities, Department of Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman

Professor, Department of Economics and Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman

Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology, Professor of Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Bengt R. Holmstrom

Bengt R. Holmstrom

Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics and Chairman, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; joint appointment with MIT’s Sloan School of Management

Oliver D. Hart

Oliver D. Hart

Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

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