Economics Day 2013
Economics Day is our annual celebration to recognize outstanding achievements by undergraduate and graduate students and exemplary teaching by economics faculty. It is made possible by the generosity of the W.P. Carey Foundation.
Department Chair Ken Wolpin welcomed attendees and introduced the program.
Professors Jere Behrman (left) and Alan Heston (right) paid tribute to their colleague Robert Summers, who passed away last year. A dissertation fellowship has been established to honor him.
Felipe Saffie was the winner of the first Robert Summers Dissertation Fellowship in Economics.
The winners of the Irving B. Kravis Prize for Distinction in Undergraduate Teaching were David Dillenberger (left) for tenure track faculty and Jere Behrman (right) for tenure faculty.
The co-winners of the Kanta Marwah Undergraduate Research award were Keshav Garud (left) and Julio Reynaga Galeas.
Seth Pollack was the winner of the Lawrence R. Klein Prize for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate.
The Simon Kuznets Fellowship Award in Economics was shared this year by undergraduates Jennifer Matte (left) and Brian Collopy (right).
Jonathan Roth was this year's winner of the Bernard Shanbaum Prize for Excellence in Economics.
Graduate Student Diego Amador Osuna accepts the Edwin Mansfield Teaching Prize.
Naoki Aizawa received the Maloof Family Dissertation Fellowship in Economics.
Felipe Saffie (left) received the Joel Popkin Graduate Student Teaching Prize in Economics from Joel Popkin (right).
Ju Hu received the Sidney Weintraub Memorial Fellowship in Economics.
Anton Badev, who was unable to attend, won the Paul Taubman Memorial Prize for Empirical Economics Research.
The Hiram C. Haney Fellowship Award in Economics was shared by Nicolas Grau (left) and Tanida Arayavechkit (right).
Kurt Mitman won the Dave Cass/Beth Hayes Prize for Graduate Research Accomplishment in Economics.
Jay Carey, William Polk Carey's nephew, was on hand to present the William Polk Carey Prize for the Outstanding Economics Dissertation in 2012.
Karam Kang, who is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, accepts the prize.