Obama to award Israeli Nobel Prize laureate the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom




Israel’s 2002 Nobel Prize laureate, Daniel Kahneman,  is considered one of the world’s foremost researchers in the fields of behavioral economics & hedonic psychology, will be one of 16 recipients of the U.S.’s highest civilian honor.

By Sarah Fried and Israel Hayom Staff



Israel’s Professor Daniel Kahneman, 79, who received the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics, has been named one of the 16 recipients of the 2013 United States Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Thursday.

Daniel Kahneman – Photo: USgov-public domain/Wikimedia Commons