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2005-10-10 09:15:09

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on "game theory," which can help resolve trade and business conflicts, and even play a role in avoiding war. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 10 million crown prize to Thomas Schelling and Robert Aumann for work that has found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic and political...

2005-10-10 10:09:29

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on "game theory," which can help explain and resolve trade and business conflicts, and even play a role in avoiding war. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences gave the 10 million crown prize to Thomas Schelling and Robert Aumann for work that has found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic and...

2005-10-10 07:26:40

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An American and an Israeli won the 2005 Nobel prize for economics on Monday for their work on the "game theory" analysis of strategic options, which can help resolve conflicts in trade and business -- and even avoid war. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 10 million crown prize to Thomas Schelling and Robert Aumann for work that has found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic...

2005-10-10 06:35:05

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Israel's Robert Aumann and American Thomas Schelling won the 2005 Nobel economics prize on Monday for their "game-theory analysis," which can help resolve conflicts in trade and business -- and even avoid war. Their studies have found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic and political negotiations," said the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarding the 10 million crown prize. Aumann, 75, was born in...

2005-10-10 06:30:58

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Israel's Robert Aumann and American Thomas Schelling won the 2005 Nobel economics prize on Monday for their "game-theory analysis," which can help resolve conflicts in trade and business -- and even avoid war. Their studies have found uses in "security and disarmament policies, price formation on markets, as well as economic and political negotiations," said the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarding the 10 million crown ($1.3 million) prize.

2005-07-29 10:34:50

BOSTON (Reuters) - The only black member of Harvard University's seven-person governing board said on Friday he had resigned because he could no longer support the school's controversial president, Lawrence Summers. Conrad Harper, a lawyer at New York firm Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett and former legal adviser to the State Department under President Bill Clinton, said he tendered his resignation from the Harvard Corporation in a letter dated July 14. Summers was criticized earlier this...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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