Economics Day 2011
Economics Day is our annual celebration to recognize outstanding achievements by undergraduate and graduate students and exemplary teaching by economics faculty.
Department Chair Antonio Merlo introduces the program.
Professor Ufuk Akcigit receives the Kravis Prize for Distinctive Undergraduate Teaching for tenure-track faculty.
Professor Holger Sieg (left) receives the Kravis Prize for Distinction in Undergraduate Teaching for tenure faculty.
Eben Lazarus accepts the Lawrence R. Klein Prize for Outstanding Research by an undergraduate.
Joel Tee accepts the Simon Kuznets Fellowship Award in Economics (Shepard Berg shared the prize but was unable to attend.)
Lisa Rickles won the Bernard Shanbaum Prize for Excellence in Economics.
Olga Itenberg is this year's recipient of the Edwin Mansfield Teaching Prize.
Karam Kang accepts the Maloof Family Dissertation Fellowship in Economics.
Zhao Yang won the Joel Popkin Graduate Student Teaching Prize in Economics.
Francesc Dilme won this year's Sidney Weintraub Memorial Fellowship in Economics. Fei Li (not pictured) also won.
Kurt Mitman won the Hiram C. Haney Fellowship Award in Economics.
Zehao Hu and Selman Erol accept the Lawrence Robbins Prize from Professor Dirk Krueger.
Xi Weng accepts this year's David Cass/Beth Hayes Prize.
Frances Carey announces the winners of the William Polk Carey Prize for the Outstanding Economics Dissertation in 2010.
Chao Fun (one of the winners of the Carey Prize) pictured with Professor Dirk Krueger. Antonio Penta (the other winner of the prize) was unable to attend.