Wednesday, September 12, 2007

5 Economic Nobel Laureates Establish Ties with KSU

Arab News:
JEDDAH, 11 September 2007 — Eleven Nobel Prize laureates including scientists and economists have agreed to offer their services to King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh under a program aimed at strengthening Saudi Arabia’s position in the fast developing science and technology sector.

The 11 are: Dr. Louis Ignarro (Medicine 1998), Dr. Robert Mundell (Economics 1999), Dr. Gunter Blobel (Medicine 1999), Dr. James Heckman (Economics 2000), Dr. Antony Leggett (Physics 2003), Dr. Finn Kydland (Economics 2004), Dr. David Gross (Physics 2004), Dr. Richard Schrock (Chemistry 2005), Dr. Thomas Schelling (Economics 2005), Dr. Muhammad Yunus (Peace 2006), and Dr. Edmund Phelps (Economics 2006).



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