Matthew Rockloff and Nancy Greer give their acceptance speech after winning the Ig Nobel Economics Prize at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday. The pair won for their experiments to see how contact with a live crocodile affects a person's willingness to gamble. Photo: AP Matthew Rockloff and Nancy Greer give their acceptance speech after winning the Ig Nobel Economics Prize at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday. The pair won for their experiments to see how contact with a live crocodile affects a person's willingness to gamble. Photo: AP
Matthew Rockloff and Nancy Greer give their acceptance speech after winning the Ig Nobel Economics Prize at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday. The pair won for their experiments to see how contact with a live crocodile affects a person's willingness to gamble. Photo: AP

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Matthew Rockloff and Nancy Greer give their acceptance speech after winning the Ig Nobel Economics Prize at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday. The pair won for their experiments to see how contact with a live crocodile affects a person's willingness to gamble. Photo: AP Matthew Rockloff and Nancy Greer give their acceptance speech after winning the Ig Nobel Economics Prize at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday. The pair won for their experiments to see how contact with a live crocodile affects a person's willingness to gamble. Photo: AP
Matthew Rockloff and Nancy Greer give their acceptance speech after winning the Ig Nobel Economics Prize at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday. The pair won for their experiments to see how contact with a live crocodile affects a person's willingness to gamble. Photo: AP
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