Nobel Laureate Eric S. Maskin Joins Lifeboat Foundation SABAbstract
Nobel Laureate Eric S. Martin joins Lifeboat Foundation Scientific Advisory Board.
October 28, 2007 — Nobel Laureate Eric S. Maskin becomes a member of the Lifeboat Foundation Scientific Advisory Board. He joins fellow Nobel Laureates Sir Clive W.J. Granger and Wole Soyinka.
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