Robert Mundell’s tips on how to accept a Nobel Prize


You may be putting those of us who do not expect ever to have to do this with the title, but some of the advice is applicable to accepting other prizes as well.

It might also be a good idea to include a warning not to sing "My Way" in the Philippines unless you can do it very well:

Mundell was a regular on Letterman for a while. They had him on the first time as a Nobelist dispensing some sort of faux advice. He was so funny they kept bringing him back. I wonder how many other Nobel prize winning economists would be so willing to poke fun at their status, or so good at it.

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