Economist Al Roth won the Nobel Prize on Monday. He's one of the world's leading experts on matching theory and market design. Matching markets are interesting as they factor in more than price. Think of choosing a college, or who to marry, for example. You can read more about Market Design at Roth's blog or on the course info page for his class on the subject or here on this webpage Roth posted.
The day he won, he posted a short entry to his blog, titled "Blog may be delayed today...":
Count me as surprised...
No humblebrag, just humble.