Economics Day 2012
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.
Rebecca Stein accepts the Irving B. Kravis Prize for Distinction in Undergraduate Teaching. (Professors Xu Cheng and Hanming Fang, each of whom also won the prize, were unable to attend the ceremony.)
Undergraduate Chair, Professor Frank Schorfheide, introduces the undergraduate section of the program.
Benjamin McGuire is this year's winner of the Kanta Marwah Undergraduate Research Award.
Kathy Qian won the Lawrence R. Klein Prize for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate.
Matthew Klein was co-winner of the Simon Kuznets Fellowship Award in Economics.
Jonathan Roth was also co-winner of the Simon Kuznets Fellowship Award in Economics.
Andrew Judson received the Bernard Shanbaum Prize for Excellence in Economics.
This year's recipient of the Edwin Mansfield Teaching Prize was graduate student Zenan Wu.
Professor Dirk Krueger, Director of Graduate Studies, begins the graduate portion of the program.
Chamna Yoon accepts the Maloof Family Dissertation Fellowship in Economics.
Joel Popkin was on hand to present the Joel Popkin Graduate Student Teaching Prize in Economics.
Salome Baslandze thanks Joel Popkin and the department for the award.
This year's winner of the Sidney Weintraub Memorial Fellowship is Francesc Dilme.
Eleanor Harvill was co-winner of the Paul Taubman Memorial Prize for Empirical Economics Research.
Co-winner of the Paul Taubman Memorial Prize for Empirical Economics Research, Gil Shapira, expresses his thanks.
Nils Mattis Gornemann expresses his thanks as co-winner of the Hiram C. Haney Fellowship Award in Economics.
Luigi Bocola, the other co-winner of the Hiram C. Haney Fellowship Award in Economics, thanks the assembly.
Francis Carey presents the William Polk Carey Prize for the Outstanding Economics Dissertation in honor of his late brother.
Nirav Mehta, one of the co-winners of this year's Carey Prize, expresses his thanks while Francis Carey III looks lon.
Edward Herbst, the other co-winner of this year's Carey Prize, happily accepts his award.