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|Fiona Scott Morton named Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the US Department of Justice
Dr. Fiona Scott Morton (Ph.D. '94 Economics) has been named the new Deputy Assistant Attorney General with the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice. Dr. Scott Morton is a professor of economics at the Yale School of Management and has been a senior consultant to Charles River Associates for several years.
|Pathak wins the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER)
Parag Pathak, the Economics Career Development Assistant Professor of Economics, has been awarded the NSF's CAREER Award. This award is the NSF's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.
|Duflo selected as one of TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People 2011
Esther Duflo, the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT, has been selected as one of TIME magazine's Top 100 Influential People in the world for 2011. Please click here for full story.
|MIT alumnus wins John Bates Clark Medal
Jonathan Levin PhD ’99 was named winner of the John Bates Clark Medal on Friday, awarded annually by the American Economics Association to the best economist under the age of 40.
|Three MIT Students Selected for 2011 Review of Economic Studies Tour
Graduating MIT Ph.D. students Daniel Keniston, Mar Reguant, and Alex Wolitzky have been honored as participants in the 2011 Review of Economic Studies "tour"
|Economics Professors featured in MIT150 Infinite History Project
Over the past few years, the MIT150 Infinite History project team has collected the first-person recollections of more than one hundred people who have shaped — or been shaped by — MIT. Interviews with the late Professor Paul Samuelson, along with Professors Peter Diamond, James Poterba and Robert Solow.
|Acemoglu selected as a Top Global Thinker
Professor Daron Acemoglu was recognized by the Journal of Foreign Policy as one of the top 100 global thinkers of 2010, for his work on the analysis of the political conditions under which markets thrive - namely, democracy.
|Holmström Elected President of Econometric Society
Bengt Holmström has been elected president of the Econometric Society.
|Finkelstein wins Presidential Early Career Award
On Nov. 5, President Barack Obama named Amy Finkelstein, Professor of Economics in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
|Diamond wins the Nobel Prize
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2010 was awarded jointly to Peter A. Diamond, Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pissarides "for their analysis of markets with search frictions".