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The Nobel prize in economics will be announced Monday – technically “the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel,” the only one not ordained by the 1895 will. Mark Whitehouse, an economics reporter for The Wall Street Journal, surveyed various betting pools last week and came up with the following report.  (I can’t link it, so I include it in its entirety as an advertisement for that newspaper’s economic coverage. About the WSJ’s political report, my doubts are mounting). Pre-gaming the Economics Nobel: Don’t Bet On It. If the awarding of the Nobel prize in economics