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|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.
|Esther Duflo wins the Calvó-Armengol International Prize
The Calvó-Armengol International Prize, promoted by the Barcelona GSE, the Government of Andorra, and the Crèdit Andorrà Bank Foundation, has been awarded to Professor Esther Duflo.
|Esther Duflo and Robert Gibbons named to AAAS
Esther Duflo, the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, and Robert Gibbons, the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Organizational Economics and Strategy, MIT Sloan School of Management, have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
|Peter Diamond has been appointed to a Special Commission
He is now one of the newest members of the Special Commission to Study the Massachusetts Contributory Retirement Systems.
|Harrison Hong, MIT, Ph.D., 1997 Economics, has won the Fischer Black Prize
The prize is awarded biennially by the American Finance Association. It is awarded for a body of work that best exemplifies the Fischer Black hallmark of developing original research that is relevant to finance practice.
|Jean Tirole Receives BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award
He was awarded for research in the area of economics, management and finance.
|J-PAL Receives BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award
The Jameel Poverty Action Laboratory has been awarded a 2009 "Frontiers of Knowledge" Award in the area of "development cooperation" by BBVA Foundation, an affiliate of a large Spanish bank.
|Ricardo Caballero has won the Smith Breeden First Prize
First place is awarded to the best paper published in the Journal of Finance during 2008 (joint work with Arvind Krishnamurthy)
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