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Apr 29 2020 | AEA | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the Press
Paul Milgrom has been elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association. The Distinguished Fellow awards recognize the lifetime research contributions of distinguished economists.
Apr 23 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the Press
Caroline Hoxby has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the most prestigious honorary societies where elected members are recognized for their cross-disciplinary efforts to produce reflective, independent, and pragmatic studies that inform public policy and advance the...
Dec 17 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In Memoriam
Bert G. Hickman, Professor of Economics, Emeritus, passed away at the age of 95 on November 23, 2019. Hickman spent 31 years in the Stanford Economics Department, first as an Instructor from 1949-51 and then as a Professor from 1966 to 1995. He had served as the department’s Director of...
Nov 10 2019 | SIEPR | Posted In: Faculty, In the Press
Nicholas Bloom and his research colleagues use their newest measure of uncertainty, the World Uncertianty Index, to assess trade uncertainty in more than 140 countries and the effect on global economics growth.
Oct 10 2019 | Posted In: Awards, Books & Publications, Faculty
John Pencavel has been awarded the 2018 Richard A. Lester Book Award for Diminishing Returns at Work: The Consequence of Long Working Hours, the outstanding book in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics published in 2018.