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|Duflo one of the FP top 100 Global Thinkers
Professor Esther Duflo was recognized by the Journal of Foreign Policy as one of the top 100 global thinkers who shaped our world in 2009, for her work adding quantitative rigor to assessments of foreign aid.
|Abhijit Banerjee chosen for the Infosys Prize 2009
Dr. Banerjee was chosen for his outstanding contributions to the economic theory of development and for his pioneering work in the empirical evaluation of public policy.
|MIT Economics PH.D. program is tops
US News and World Report ranks MIT as the top graduate school for Economics.
|Amy Finkelstein elected to the Institute of Medicine
Amy Finkelstein, whose work has illuminated the complex social effects of health care programs, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, an arm of the National Academies of Science.
|Esther Duflo receives MacArthur Fellowship
Esther Duflo, whose research has helped change the way governments and aid organizations address global poverty, was named a recipient of a 2009 MacArthur Fellowship.
|Paul Joskow wins the 2009 USAEE Award
Paul Joskow has been presented with the 2009 USAEE Adelman-Frankel Award, by the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE), for unique and innovating contributions to the field of energy economics.
|Brandon Lehr awarded the James A. and Ruth Levitan Award
The first annual James A. and Ruth Levitan Award for Excellence in teaching has been awarded to Ph.D. student in Economics Brandon Lehr.
|MIT alumnus gives increased support to Poverty Action Lab
MIT has announced that alumnus Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel has committed a substantial gift to support the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in its mission to reduce poverty worldwide by ensuring that policy is based on scientific evidence.
|David Autor elected Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists
By the honorary title of Fellow, the Society recognizes labor economists who have made contributions of unusual distinction to the field.
|Saez wins John Bates Clark medal
Emmanuel Saez who earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 1999, has won the John Bates Clark medal, awarded to the nation's most promising economist under 40 by the American Economic Association. He will be a visiting Professor at MIT next year.