The economics of climate change and tech innovation win U.S. pair a Nobel

Award comes as a U.N. panel urges policy makers to pursue technical advances to curb warming

Nordhaus and Romer

ECON’S BIG PRIZE  This year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to William Nordhaus (left) and Paul Romer (right), two U.S. economists who have studied the relation of market systems to climate change and technological innovations.

From left: BBVA Foundation; NYU Stern School of Business

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