Video of Princeton news conference with
Nobel Prize in economics winners
Christopher Sims and Thomas Sargent

The videos here capture the full news conference for the Nobel Prize in economics that took place
1:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, on Princeton University's campus. The video is segmented into
four parts to allow for ease of downloading. Additional press releases, news photos and other materials are available in Princeton's Nobel Press Kit.


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Oct. 10, 2011, Nobel Prize news conference Part 1 (video in HD)
In this portion of the Nobel Prize news conference in Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University, Princeton's Vice President and Secretary Robert Durkee greets the audience, and Provost Christopher Eisgruber and New York University President John Sexton deliver opening remarks. The winners of the Nobel Prize in economics then each give remarks -- Christopher Sims, who is Princeton's Harold H. Helm '20 Professor of Economics and Banking, followed by Thomas Sargent, a New York University economist who is a visiting professor at Princeton.
(Video by Princeton University, Office of Communications, Evelyn Tu)

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Oct. 10, 2011, Nobel Prize news conference Part 2 (video in HD)
In this portion of the Nobel Prize news conference in Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University, Nobel laureates Sims and Sargent answer questions about: the performance of the governments in the United States and Europe in the realm of economic policy; the performance of the euro; Latin American economies; and how each of the laureates learned the morning of Oct. 10 that he had won the Nobel Prize in economics.
(Video by Princeton University, Office of Communications, Evelyn Tu)

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Oct. 10, 2011, Nobel Prize news conference Part 3 (video in HD)
In this portion of the Nobel Prize news conference in Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University, Nobel laureates Sims and Sargent answer questions about: China's economy and inflation in that country; their respective teaching, independently and jointly on the Princeton campus; how they will spend their Nobel prize money; the protests on Wall Street; whether "weaker" countries should leave the euro; and what current work they are doing that could be groundbreaking.
(Video by Princeton University, Office of Communications, Evelyn Tu)

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Oct. 10, 2011, Nobel Prize news conference Part 4 (video in HD)
In this portion of the Nobel Prize news conference in Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University, Nobel laureates Sims and Sargent answer questions about what the nature of their academic arguments with each other have been and continue to be, and whether the Nobel Prize is a vindication for modern macroeconomics.
(Video by Princeton University, Office of Communications, Evelyn Tu)

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