Prof. Melissa Dell has just been announced as the winner of the Elaine Bennett research prize by the American Economic Association. The Bennett Research Prize is awarded every other year to recognize, support and encourage outstanding contributions by young women in the economics profession not more than seven years beyond their Ph.D.... Read more about Melissa Dell Awarded 2019 Elaine Bennett Prize
THE HARVARD CRIMSON: Economics Professor Gita Gopinath Appointed First Woman Chief Economist of the IMF.
Professor Gita Gopinath has been appointed as the Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde. She will be the first woman to hold the position of Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF’s Research Department. She succeeds Maurice Obstfeld who will retire at the end of 2018. Professor Gopinath will begin her term at the IMF in January 2019 taking a two year leave from her position at Havard University.... Read more about Gita Gopinath Appointed as Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund
Prof. Matteo Maggiori has recently received two wonderful awards! He and his co-authors Brent Neiman, of University of Chicago Booth School of Business; and Jesse Schreger, of Columbia University Graduate School of Business, have been named recipients of the 2018 AQR Insight Award.... Read more about Matteo Maggiori Awarded on Two Fronts