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Paul Allan David died on January 23, 2023, at his home in Palo Alto, at the age of 87. Paul was an economic historian, a powerful figure in redefining that field, whose research interests and influence ultimately ranged far beyond his original
Matthew Jackons, the William D. Eberle Professor of Economics, is named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Douglas Bernheim, with co-authors Sandro Ambuehl and Axel Ockenfels, wins the 2022 Exeter Prize for the best paper in experimental economics, behavioral economics, and decision theory published in 2021. Their paper, “What motivates paternalism? An
Neale Mahoney, a Stanford economics professor and the George P. Shultz Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), has joined the Biden White House as a special policy adviser. Mahoney began June 13 working for the National
Guido Imbens and Matthew Gentzkow, both Professors of Economics are new members of the National Academy of Sciences – one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original
Nicholas Bloom, the William D. Eberle Professor of Economics is one of 180 named 2022 Guggenheim Fellows – chosen on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.

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Larry Goulder, the Shuzo Nishihara Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics receives the Atkinson Award for the paper "Impacts of a carbon tax across US household income groups: What are the equity-efficiency trade-offs?" This award
Matthew Jackson, the William D. Eberle Professor of Economics, wins the Frontiers Award for showing how social relations shape the economy.
Nicholas Bloom is a professor of Economics and an expert on remote work. He advises big tech firms about their office return and says "CEOs are becoming increasingly nervous about setting return to office dates because they’ve seen if they keep
Petra Persson, Assistant Professor of Economics has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her work on "Family Behavior, Health Technologies, and Government Policy: Research and Training".