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Faculty Spotlight: Cynthia Kinnan

March 1, 2018
Throughout her career, IPR economist Cynthia Kinnan has sought to bring scientific tools to the conversation about poverty in the developing world.

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award Goes to Robert Porter

February 20, 2018
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Economics, Finance and Management category goes, in this tenth edition, to Timothy Bresnahan, Ariel Pakes and Robert Porter for founding and shaping the field of empirical industrial organization, a branch of economics that has developed fundamental techniques to measure market power (understood as the ability of a firm to control prices in a given industry). “Motivated by important and policy-relevant questions in applied economics,” remarks the jury in its citation, “they developed methodologies that had a significant and long-lasting impact on subsequent work in industrial organization as well as other applied fields.”

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.
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