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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.
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Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- List of winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel:

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 31, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012.
By United Press International

Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- List of winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel:

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
By United Press International

False choices

ZURICH, Switzerland, July 2 (UPI) -- The current European and increasingly global debate whether to focus on a strategy of austerity or of growth is a horrible choice. It is also a false one.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 16, 2011.
By United Press International
Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- List of winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel:

Rose Friedman, economist, dies at 98

DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Rose Director Friedman, an economist who worked with her husband Milton Friedman, has died at her home in Davis, Calif.

Our two dead rulers

BERLIN, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Two dead economists are the lodestars of recovery from the economic crisis, but are their views compatible?
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

The new era of state rules

OXFORD, England, June 30 (UPI) -- Watch for more regulation and state control and an erosion of free trade and free markets at next week's G8 summit.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Farewell free markets

WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) -- After nearly 30 years of intellectual and policy dominance, the apostles of free markets and free trade are giving way to the new high priests of regulation, protection and state intervention.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007.
By United Press International

Do we face another 1931?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The bad news is that the market turmoil could get worse, a great deal worse, despite the Fed’s lowering of the discount rate Friday that spurred the Dow Jones to jump by 230 points.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

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UPI almanac for Tuesday, July 31, 2007.

Milton Friedman, economist, dead at 94

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Milton Friedman, a Nobel laureate and one of the most influential economists of the 20th century, died Thursday in California at the age of 94.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

World has first official strip poker champ... Scotland appoints 'woodland walk czar'... Oregon man, 79, to receive doctorate... News viewers get hardcore bonus... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Oregon man, 79, to receive doctorate

CHICAGO, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- An Oregon man who spent most of his life growing strawberries is set to become the oldest person ever to receive a doctorate from the University of Chicago.

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Today is Monday, July 31, the 212th day of 2006 with 153 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Sunday, July 31, the 212th day of 2005 with 153 to follow.
By United Press International

The Bear's Lair: The sound economy of 1929

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Next Sunday, October 24, is the 75th anniversary of Black Thursday, the worst day of the Wall Street crash. Looking back from 2004, one is struck by how reasona
MARTIN HUTCHINSON

Leading economists say Kerry bad for U.S.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- A group of economists Wednesday accused Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kerry of advocating policies that would lower the U.S. standard of living.

Analysis: Nobels for rules not discretion

It is an earnest body but you begin to wonder if the Swedish Academy of Sciences, which selects the Nobel prize-winners, has a sense of irony.
IAN CAMPBELL

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Today is Saturday, July 31, the 213rd day of 2004 with 153 to follow.
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