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
Lars P. Hansen

Lars P. Hansen

Homer J. Livingston Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

† Clive W.J. Granger

† Clive W.J. Granger

Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Eugene F. Fama

Eugene F. Fama

Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Robert F. Engle

Robert F. Engle

Michael Armellino Professor in the Management of Financial Services, New York University Stern School of Business, New York, NY

Angus S. Deaton

Angus S. Deaton

Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

M. Stanley Whittingham

M. Stanley Whittingham

SUNY Distinguished Professor, Binghamton University (SUNY), Binghamton, NY and Research Professor and Director DOE NECCES EFRC, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

† Roger Tsien

† Roger Tsien

Professor of Pharmacology and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA; and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

J. Fraser Stoddart

J. Fraser Stoddart

Saul Winstein Professor of Organic Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Dan Shechtman

Dan Shechtman

Philip Tobias Professor of Materials Science, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa; and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Martin Karplus

Martin Karplus

Theodore William Richards Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA and Director, Laboratory of Biophysical Chemistry, ISIS, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg

Robert H. Grubbs

Robert H. Grubbs

Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

John B. Goodenough

John B. Goodenough

Virginia H. Cockrell Centennial Professor of Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Texas

Jennifer A. Doudna

Jennifer A. Doudna

Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology and of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Emmanuelle Charpentier

Emmanuelle Charpentier

Associate Professor, Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS, Swedish Node of the European  Molecular Biology Laboratory [EMBL] Partnership for Molecular Medicine), Umeå University, Umeå; Professor, Hannover Medical School, Hannover; and, Head, Department Regulation in Infection  Biology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig

Shinya Yamanaka

Shinya Yamanaka

Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application and Professor, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University, Kyoto; Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, San Francisco, CA; and Professor of Anatomy, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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