From left, Tore Ellingsen, Hans Ellegren and John Hassler members of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announce the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2022, during a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (Anders Wiklund / TT News Agency via AP)

Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke Among Honored

Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond and Philip Dybvig won the Nobel Prize in economic sciences for their research into bank failures.

Richard Thaler (Courtesy of University of Chicago)

Considered one of the founding fathers of behavioral economics, a field that bridges the gap between economics and psychology, Richard Thaler is known for illustrating how human behavior often contradicts traditional economic logic.

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Iconic singer-songerwriter Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in literature. We get reaction to the surprise choice.

Northwestern University chemistry professor Sir Fraser Stoddart, left, raises his glass at a ceremony celebrating his Nobel Prize win. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

Sir Fraser Stoddart was one of three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for developing the world’s smallest machines.

The University of Chicago has added two more Nobel Prize winners to its already long list of laureates. Professors Eugene Fama and Lars Peter Hansen, along with Yale University professor Robert Shiller were awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics today. Watch web extra videos.