Nobel prize-winning economists have been clustered among a small group of prestigious universities.
On Monday, Angus Deaton became the sixth economist affiliated with Princeton University to receive a Nobel prize. Deaton was awarded about $975,000 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for his research into policy responses to poverty and how individual choices shape a broader economy.
Since the Nobel economics prize was first awarded in 1969, the University of Chicago has dominated, producing 12 Nobel-winning economists.
Here's a breakdown of the universities with multiple Nobel prize winners since the economics award was first given in 1969:
|Nobel Prize winners||Institution|
|12||University of Chicago|
|5||University of California, Berkeley|
|4||University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)|
|4||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|2||Arizona State University|
|2||Carnegie Mellon University|
|2||George Mason University|
|2||New York University|
|2||University of Oslo (Norway)|