Nobel Economics Prize 2023 awarded to Harvard University professor Claudia Goldin
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 2023 has been awarded to American economist Claudia Goldin.
She has been recognised “for having advanced our understanding of women’s labour market outcomes.”
Claudia Goldin, who is Harvard University professor provided the first comprehensive account of women’s earnings and labour market participation through the centuries. Her research has advanced the understanding of the gender gap in the labour market.
Goldin is the third woman to receive this prestigious award.
Elinor Ostrom in 2009 and Esther Duflo in 2019, are other two women to have the honour of receiving this prestigious award.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences is officially known as The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
The award is provided by “The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.”