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France's Jean Tirole wins Nobel Economics Prize

A key contribution of Mr Tirole, an economist from Toulouse 1 Capitole University, is the insight that market dominance works differently in different industries.


FRENCH economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday, for his analysis of big companies, market power and regulation, the Royal Academy of Sciences said. Mr Tirole, the second Frenchman to be honoured this year, is "one of the most influential economists of our...

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