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
Jack W. Szostak

Jack W. Szostak

Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, and Alexander Rich Distinguished Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

† Ralph M. Steinman

† Ralph M. Steinman

Henry G. Kunkel Professor and Senior Physician, Laboratory of Cellular Physiology and Immunology, Rockefeller University, New York, NY

† Oliver Smithies

† Oliver Smithies

Excellence Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Randy Schekman

Randy Schekman

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

James E. Rothman

James E. Rothman

Wallace Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Professor and Chairman of Cell Biology, Professor of Chemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Yoshinori Ohsumi

Yoshinori Ohsumi

Professor, Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama

Shizuo Akira

Shizuo Akira

Professor, Department of Host Defense, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Osaka

Mario R. Capecchi

Mario R. Capecchi

Distinguished Professor of Biology and Human Genetics and Co-Chairman, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Tasuku Honjo

Tasuku Honjo

Visiting Professor, Kyoto University, Kyoto

Jules A. Hoffmann

Jules A. Hoffmann

President, French Academy of Sciences, Paris

Carol W. Greider

Carol W. Greider

Daniel Nathans Professor and Director, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Martin Evans

Martin Evans

Director of the School of Biosciences and Professor of Mammalian Genetics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales

Elizabeth H. Blackburn

Elizabeth H. Blackburn

Morris Herztein Professor of Biology and Physiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Bruce A. Beutler

Bruce A. Beutler

Professor and Chairman, Department of Genetics, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

James P. Allison

James P. Allison

Professor and Chair, Department of Immunology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, TX

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