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Dale Mortensen, Nobelist for Labor Market Work, Dies at 74

Dale T. Mortensen, who won the 2010 Nobel Prize in economics for research into the difficulties of matching supply and demand in the labor market, has died. He was 74.

He died today, according to a news release from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. No cause was given. Mortensen was a professor of economics in Northwestern’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.