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Dec 10, 2013

Robert J.Shiller receives his Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences from Sweden's King Carl Gustaf during the 2013 Nobel Prize award ceremony in StockholmBy Sven Nordenstam STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden held its lavish annual Nobel awards ceremony on Tuesday attended by laureates and royals, but their ranks were depleted when many VIPs flocked to the memorial for anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela in South Africa. More than 1,300 guests at the banquet attended the Nobel dinner in Stockholm City Hall to dine, chat and listen to laureates including Britain's Peter Higgs and Francois Englert of Belgium, who won the Nobel Prize for physics - speak at Sweden's most prestigious social event. Swedish newspapers spotlighted the hastily rearranged seating at the table of honor after Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Princess Victoria cancelled their attendance to fly to South Africa. The ceremony was also missing Canadian Nobel-winning author Alice Munro, who was unable to attend because of ill health.


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