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Faculty Receive Awards at 2018 ASSA Meeting

January 17, 2018
Charles Manski was honored with the 2017 Distinguished Fellows Award at the 2018 ASSA Annual Meeting held in Philadelphia, PA on January 5-7, 2018. Additionally, Martin Eichenbaum and Lawrence Christiano were awarded with the AEJ: Macroeconomics Best Paper Award.  View photos from the event.

Riccardo Marchingiglio Named Bradley Fellow

December 21, 2017
Riccardo Marchingiglio was one of six recipients of the Stigler Center Ph.D. Dissertation Award. He received $15,000 and the designation as a Bradley Fellow. He was selected for his academic excellence and rigorous research on topics relating to the political, economic, and cultural obstacles to better working markets.

Northwestern Economics Takes 2nd Place in Regional College Federal Reserve Challenge

December 15, 2017
On Monday, November 13, Northwestern University took second place in the Regional College Federal Reserve Challenge at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago over top schools from around the Midwest. The competition involved two rounds, where in each the team had to present a discussion of about the state of the economy and proposing Federal Reserve responses to it, and then taking questions from a panel of Federal Reserve economists. The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater won, and the University of Chicago finished in third place. Mark Witte was the faculty adviser to the team.

The presenting team members were: Megan Angell, Helen Burkhardt, Olyvia Chinchilla, Pranav Dhingra, Hassan Sayed
The research assistant team members were: Samuel Webber, Anushka Jain, Christopher Yang Guo, Hadi Shiraz, Joanna Wan, Patrick Liu, Rahul S Shukla, Yuqi Zh

Teaching Assistants Honored and Bies Prizes Awarded at Fall Luncheon

October 26, 2017

Fourteen Economics Teaching Assistants were honored for excellence in teaching: Sergio Armella Olazabal, David Benson, José Carreno-Garcia, Gabriela Cugat, Ricardo Dahis, Ana Danieli, Jamie Daubenspeck, Loren Fryxell, Joseph Hardwick, Matthew Leisten, Giacomo Magistretti, James Myatt, Dmitry Sedov and Alex Theisen. 

Victoria Marone and Laia Navarro-Sola received the Susan Bies Prize for Doctoral Student Research on Economics and Public Policy. The awards are given to the best public policy papers presented as part of the Economics 501 Graduate Student seminar. 

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