The Conferral of the Degree of Doctor Oeconomiae Honoris Causa upon Professor Richard H. Thaler
Professor Richard H. Thaler is an internationally renowned scientist in the area of alternative economic approaches to behavioral economics, as well as being one of today‘s leading intellectuals. He is a member of the narrowest circle of candidates from which the Nobel Prize for Economics will be chosen.
Richard H. Thaler is a professor at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. On the basis of a proposal made by the Scientific Council of the University of Economics, Prague [VSE], on 28th May, 2014, it was decided to award the honorary degree of “Doctor Oeconomiae Honoris Causa” to Richard H. Thaler. The decision was taken on 4th November, 2014, by the Scientific Council of the University of Economics, Prague. The conferral ceremony will take place on 10th of December 2015 at 4 p.m. in Vencovskeho aula.