Tuesday, June 30, 2009

An Economist's Divorce Clause

When the economist Robert Lucas divorced in 1988, his ex-wife, Rita Lucas, had a clause placed in their divorce settlement that stipulated she would receive half of any Nobel Prize money won by Lucas during the next seven years. When Lucas did win the Nobel Prize in 1995, she was awarded half of the prize money

1 comment:

  1. Not a bad forecaster...at least in this instance!