He returned home to hear his wife tell him the prize committee had called.
In 2009 the Prize Committee did not select a winner.
In addition, the prize committee recognized Plott's contribution to the field.
By mid-1985, the prize committee was evidently actively considering an award for game theory.
In a few years, the prize committees and patent courts will make their judgments.
The prize committee does not solicit nominations and the decision on award is made in closed meeting.
The prize committee wrote that "he may be judged among history's greatest three or four plant pathologists."
"Such rapid and widespread application of a theoretical result was new to economics," the prize committee wrote.
The prize committee had some standards, after all.
They told me I would get a phone call from the prize committee if I won.