Trio share Nobel economics prize for insights into natural experiments

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  • David Card, Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens have won the 2021 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for their studies of unintended experiments.

  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the men were being recognized for their research into unintended or natural experiments - real life situations that can resemble a randomized lab experiment.

  • The laureates - from Canada, America, and the Netherlands - are professors based in the United States.