Nobel Perspectives

We’re exploring the questions that shape our world. To do it, Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences share their insight, research and enquiring minds.

Nobel Perspectives Live!

1000 students meet 4 Nobel Laureates. An event tour to tackle the questions of today's young generation – the students all over the world.

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The major issues facing us today


Despite huge progress towards a more equal society, there’s still a long way to go across the world.

  • Why is there such a big gap between the richest and the poorest?
  • Why do some countries get stuck in poverty?
  • Is globalization helping or hindering equality?


The greatest economic minds in history make sense of the complex world of politics and government.

  • How can governments work more effectively?
  • What can governments do to help the poor?
  • Should we worry about an international debt crisis?


Exploring everything from financial crises and economic growth to predicting the future of the entire financial system.

  • Can you ever eliminate risk?
  • Why is it so hard to beat the stock market?
  • What sparks economic growth?


How can we use economics to create the best possible society, understand more about employment, our pension systems, the environment, and the way in which humans live together?

  • Why is there unemployment when jobs are available?
  • Will we still have jobs when robots take over?
  • What is the value of a human being?

Explore the questions shaping our world

We’re constantly adding to our range of laureates to widen our view of the world.

Can game theory end world conflict?

Robert J. Aumann

Nobel Laureate, 2005

Explore the questions shaping your life

It’s not just questions about the world around us, we’re also asking questions that can help you make the most of your life - whoever you are.

Can I truly make a difference?

Should I start my own business?

Am I losing out?

Find out when new questions launch

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