Though MIT Professor Bengt Holmström wouldn't win the Nobel Prize for another six years, back in 2010 Milhouse saw his potential.
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On Monday, the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences went to Holmström and Harvard University's Oliver Hart. Shortly after the announcement, MIT shared this bit of Simpsons trivia:
Fun fact: @TheSimpsons' Milhouse once predicted MIT Prof.
Just a few short days ago, Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström earned one of the most distinguished prizes when they took home the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for what they have contributed to contract theory.
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Oliver Hart, of Harvard University, and Bengt Holmström, of MIT, won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences “for their contributions to contract theory.” BREAKING 2016 Prize in Economic Sci. to Oliver Hart @Harvard & Bengt Holmst...
Congratulations are in order to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom, winners on Monday of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. Even though economics is not a full-fledged Nobel Prize, it has been earned by some splendid social scienti...