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|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".
|Donaldson wins WTO 2010 Award
Assistant Professor David Donaldson is one of the winners of the 2010 WTO Essay Award for Young Economists.
|Diamond receives Honorary Doctorate
Professor Peter Diamond received an honorary degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in May.
|Ryan receives Levitan Teaching Prize
Professor Stephen Ryan has been selected to receive a Levitan Teaching Prize. The Prize recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding success in teaching.
|Pathak wins UEA teaching award
Professor Parag Pathak has been awarded this year's Undergraduate Economic Association's Teaching Award.
|Duflo wins Clark Medal
Esther Duflo PhD ‘99, whose influential research has prompted new ways of fighting poverty around the globe, was named winner today of the John Bates Clark medal. Duflo is the second woman to be given the award, which ranks below only the Nobel Prize in prestige within the economics profession and is considered a reliable indicator of future Nobel consideration (about 40 percent of past recipients have won a Nobel).
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