Nobel Prize For Economics

The Brian Lehrer Show

Shutdown Day 10; Health Exchange Check-In; City Budget

Thursday, October 10, 2013

It’s been 10 days since the government shutdown began and since the new healthcare marketplaces opened for business through the Affordable Care Act. Peter Coy of Bloomberg Businessweek talks about the latest on Washington negotiations to avoid default. Then, we check in with listeners who are in the market for health insurance on the process of signing up. Plus: "30 Issues in 30 Days" tackles the city budget. And we open the phone lines for motorcyclists to react to the road rage attack on the West Side Highway.


Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to NYU and Princeton Professors

Monday, October 10, 2011

Thomas Sargent, a professor at New York University, and Christopher Sims, a professor at Princeton University won the Nobel economics prize on Monday.