Economics Day 2014


Special Event
Penn Museum

3260 South St.
Egyptian Room

Philadelphia, PA

United States

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.

Ken Wolpin

Department Chair Ken Wolpin welcomed attendees and introduced the program.


Frank DiTraglia

Francis DiTraglia won the Irving B. Kravis Prize for Distinction in Undergraduate Teaching for tenure track faculty.


Antonio Merlo

The winner of the Irving B. Kravis Prize for Distinction in Undergraduate Teaching for tenure faculty was Antonio Merlo.


Julie Berez

Julie Berez was the winner of the Lawrence R. Klein Prize for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate.


Steven Jaffe and Chase Harrow

The Simon Kuznets Fellowship Award in Economics was shared this year by undergraduates Steven Jaffe (left) and Chase Harrow (right).


Hardik Gupta

Hardik Gupta was this year's winner of the Bernard Shanbaum Prize for Excellence in Economics.


Kristin Shaw

Graduate Student Kristin Shaw accepts the Edwin Mansfield Teaching Prize.


Tzuo Hann Law

The winner of this year's Robert Summers Dissertation Fellowship in Economics was Tzuo-Hann Law.


Murat Celik

Murat Celik received the Maloof Family Dissertation Fellowship in Economics.


Devin Reilly

The Joel Popkin Graduate Student Teaching Prize in Economics was awarded to Devin Reilly.


Yunan Li

Yunan Li received the Sidney Weintraub Memorial Fellowship in Economics.


Naoki Aizawa

Naoki Aizawa won the Paul Taubman Memorial Prize for Empirical Economics Research.


Lorenzo Braccini

The winner of the Hiram C. Haney Fellowship Award in Economics was Lorenzo Braccini. 


Francesc Dilme

Francesc Dilme, who is Junior Professor at the University of Bonn, accepts the William Polk Carey Prize for the Outstanding Economics Disseration in 2013.