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And the Winner is…

While speculation is rising about just who will win this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics (to be announced on Monday), it’s probably worth pointing out that the far more important?Ig Nobel Prizes for the year have already been?announced.? And the winner of the Economics Prize?

The executives and directors of?Goldman Sachs,?AIG,?Lehman Brothers,?Bear Stearns,?Merrill Lynch, and?Magnetar for creating and promoting new ways to invest money-ways that maximize financial gain and minimize financial risk for the world economy, or for a portion thereof.