2016 Nobel Prize in Economics
Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics, MIT
Nobel Prize-winning understanding of incentives and for practical contributions to the design of contracts.
Bengt Robert Holmström won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics (along with Oliver Hart) for his work on contract theory. He is that rare economist who has practical experience in the private sector.
Chief Technical Officer and Co-founder, Tesla Inc.
At the forefront of industrial innovation.
JB Straubel is part of the founding team and the Chief Technical Officer of Tesla Inc., an electric car company. He is a lecturer at Stanford University where he teaches the popular Energy Storage Integration class in the Atmosphere and Energy Program.
Deputy Dean and Oceanwide Professor of Finance, Tsinghua University
Faculty Fellow, Yale University International Center for Finance
A behavioral finance, Chinese economic and financial reform expert
Ning Zhu is an internationally recognized expert in behavioral finance, Chinese economic and financial reform, investments, and corporate finance.
Author, The Road to Character and The Social Animal
New York Times Columnist
Major political and social analyst.
David Brooks has a gift for bringing audiences face to face with the spirit of our times with humor, insight and quiet passion. He is a keen observer of the American way of life and a savvy analyst of present-day politics and foreign affairs.
Author of five bestsellers, David and Goliath, What the Dog Saw, Outliers, Blink and The Tipping Point
Provocative ideas taking the business world by storm.
Phenomenal best-selling author.
Malcolm Gladwell has an incomparable gift for interpreting new ideas in the social sciences and making them understandable, practical and valuable.