Jun 09, 2010 :: Luke Stein is awarded the 2010 Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship.
Luke Stein, an Economics graduate student, is a recipient of the Lieberman Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to advanced doctoral students who intend to pursue careers in university teaching and research and have demonstrated potential for leadership roles within the academic community.
The Department of Economics congratulates Luke on his achievement! http://vpge.stanford.edu/fellowships/fellows.html
Sep 11, 2013 :: Professor Nick Bloom has been awarded the Bernacer Prize.
Feb 25, 2009 :: Sloan Research Fellowship awarded to Michele Tertilt.
Assistant Professor Michele Tertilt is one of three Stanford scholars awarded a two-year Sloan Research Fellowship. The Sloan Research Fellowships support the work of exceptional young researchers early in their academic careers. Michele's research focuses on family economics, consumer credit, growth and development, and demography. The Economics department congratulates Michele on the prestigious fellowship.
Aug 09, 2011 :: Emeritus Professor Masahiko Aoki delivers a Presidential Lecture at the 16th World Congress of the International Association
Professor Masahiko Aoki delivered a Presidential Lecture entitled “The Four Phases of Economic Development and Institutional Evolution in China and Japan” at the 16th World Congress of the International Economic Association, which took place July 4-8, 2011 at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Professor Avner Greif organized an invited session on “Economic Performance of Civilization”, Professor Lawrence Goulder on “International Competitiveness, Burden Sharing, and Efficiency in Climate Policy”, and Professor Han Hong on ”Empirical Economic Models of Dynamic Games and Unobserved Heterogeneity” for the Congress. Professor Avner Greif is a new member of the executive committee.
May 04, 2009 :: American Economic Association elects John Pencavel as a Distinguished Fellow for 2009.
Professor John Pencavel has been elected as one of three Distinguished Fellows by the American Economic Association. The Association recognizes the lifetime research contributions of three distinguished economists annually by electing them Distinguished Fellows. John's research is in the field of Labor Economics. The Department congratulates John for this prestigious honor! http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AEA/disting_fellows.htm
The International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE) announced on March 24th that graduate students Arthur van Benthem and Johannes Stroebel won the 2010 Best Working Paper Award. This award is given annually to one paper in the IAEE working paper series. The series contains research related to energy economics and policy. The title of their paper is: “Resource Extraction Contracts Under Threat of Expropriation? Theory and Evidence” http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1554102
May 27, 2011 :: Professors Ran Abramitzky, Florian Scheuer and Pablo Kurlat appointed members to the NBER
Congratulations to Ran, Florian and Pablo who have been appointed members to the National Bureau of Economic Research. Ran is in the DAE, Development of the American Economy, Florian is in the Public Economics program and Pablo is in the EFG, Economic Fluctuations and Growth. The NBER is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community.
Ran Abramitzky Pablo Kurlat Florian Scheuer