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Kudos to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson for being awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences “for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats”.
Edward Lazear was the Davies Family Professor of Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business by courtesy of Economics; Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research; chief economic advisor to
Well done Matthew on receiving the distinguished Jean-Jacques Laffont Prize awarded by the Toulouse School of Economics.
John "Jack" Gurley died on November 15 at age 100. Read John Shoven's tribute about this exceptional teacher and his extraordinary life
SIEPR Senior Fellow Matthew Gentzkow finds that social distancing clearly saves lives. And most social distancing early in the pandemic happened whether or not areas had mandated lockdowns.
"Matthew Gentzkow and his colleagues: Stanford PhD students Levi Boxell and Jacob Conway, and Professor James Druckman of Northwestern University find that negative sentiment between Republicans and Democrats decreased after the onset of the pandemic
Congratulations to Martin and Heidi! They are two of the 46 new 2020 fellows elected to the Econometric Society, a learned society devoted to the advancement of economics by using mathematical and statistical methods.
Congratulations to Fuhito Kojima, who is the 2021 winner of the Nakahara Prize of the Japanese Economic Association, which is awarded each year to an exceptional economist under the age of 45.
A significant achievement, Paul! Well done!
Stanford economists, Matthew Gentzkow and Susan Athey, using GPS data to analyze people’s movements, found that in most U.S. metropolitan areas, people’s day-to-day experiences are less segregated than traditional measures would suggest.