A Nobel is Nice, But Do I Get a Parking Space?

You want to know what really gets an economics Nobel Prize winner excited? Find out in this clip from the San Diego U-T today:

Nobel Deeds
San Diego Union-Tribune
Diane Bell, Nov. 8

UCSD economist Clive Granger is delighted at his run of good fortune. First, he won a coveted Nobel Prize in 2003. Then, last March he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth. He appreciates the accolades, Granger told a gathering, but he is most excited about something else: getting an assigned parking place at UCSD.

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Comments

  1. Michael Robinson says:

    For people who have never been there, the layout of UCSD is such that students routinely drive between classes.
    Here’s the parking map:
    http://maps.ucsd.edu/Viewer.htm?Zoom=3&Pan=Once&Map=Parking&P.x=263&Cmnd=Mgfy&P.y=243&O.X=137&View=Large&O.Y=118