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CWRU alumnus, Nobel laureate Richard Thaler’s economics research used by Cleveland Browns

Behavioral economics may make champs of the Cleveland Browns

The Wall Street Journal: The Cleveland Browns front office has drawn on research by Nobel laureate Richard Thaler (ADL ’67, HON ’03) to help revamp the team using behavioral economics. The research helped the Browns build a team over several years, while some teams have impatiently traded high-value draft picks in a more present-minded approach.