The Nobel Prize That Could Have Gone to Israel

Economics laureate Joshua Angrist left Hebrew University after a few years in the holy land and returned to America. Unfortunately, his decision is all too typical, not just in academia but also in high-tech

David Rosenberg
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It wasn’t a particularly good year for Jewish Nobel Prizes: Only two out of 13 prizes awarded in 2021 went to members of the tribe, or 15 percent of the total versus 22 percent over the 120-year life of the Nobel. But it was an even worse year for Israel.

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