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Economist Richard Thaler is a Nobel winner we arty types can love

Richard Thaler, the University of Chicago economist from the Booth School of Business who won the Nobel Prize on Monday, is an economist we cultural pontificates can love. Why? Simple. His work embraces human irrationality. Some of us get to write about that every day. Another word for human irrationality...
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