On October 12, 2004, a day after receiving the 2004 Nobel Prize in Economics, Professor Finn E. Kydland speaks from Norway to reporters at the Santa Barbara campus. Listen to excerpts from this phone
conference, provided in four formatsMP3, Windows Media, RealPlayer and QuickTime.
Professor Kydland's opening remarks to an audience of about seventy, including reporters, faculty, staff and students. (1:36 minutes)
- Reporter Kristina Ackermann of the campus newspaper, Daily Nexus, asks
Kydland, "What would you like to say to the students about your work, and to students who are trying to achieve the same goals that you already have?" (1:37 minutes)
- Santa Barbara News-Press reporter Morgan Green asks the new Laureate, "What is the
central message that you want your students to walk out of that classroom with?" (1:31 minutes)
- Ryan Pearson of the Associated Press asks Professor Kydland, "How does it feel to be
awarded this as a UCSB professor for work that you've done so long ago, and what attracted you to UCSB?" (1:57 minutes)
A media player is required to listen to these clips. You may obtain an MP3 player to meet your specific system requirements from Download.com, or visit web sites
for RealPlayer, Windows Media, or QuickTime to download free players.