Sergey V. Popov

Sergey V. Popov is a lecturer in the Cardiff Business School. He works mostly in the fields of applied micro and econometrics, inventing models, quantifying their predictions and testing their consistency with the data.

Richard Thaler in Big Short

What Nudged the Nobel Committee to Honor Richard Thaler?

Richard Thaler was not the first proponent of behavioral economics to be awarded a Nobel Prize, notes Sergey Popov. But Thaler’s star turn came when the Great Recession and it orgy or irrationality brought a lot of attention to research that extensively cites the University of Chicago’s economist’s 40-year-long academic career.

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