Econ Day 2021

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 Department of Economics and Penn Institute for Economic Research with the generous support of the W. P. Carey Foundation and E. B. Cohen Insurance and Risk Management.

Undergraduate Awards

  • Lawrence R. Klein Prize for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate awarded to Jipeng Liu & Karthik Tadepalli (co-winners)
  • Simon Kuznets Fellowship Award in Economics awarded to Liza Brover & Hongbo Wen
  • Bernard Shanbaum Prize for Excellence in Economics awarded to Stephanie Grossman

Graduate Awards

  • The Maloof Family Dissertation Fellowship in Economics awarded to Minji Bang
  • Sidney Weintraub Memorial Fellowship in Economics awarded to Cuimin Ba
  • Paul Taubman Memorial Prize for Empirical Economics Research awarded to Tomas Larroucau
  • Hiram C. Haney Fellowship Award in Economics awarded to Xincheng Qiu
  • Edwin Mansfield Teaching Prize awarded to Daniel Jaar
  • William Polk Carey Prize for the Outstanding Economics Dissertation in 2020 was awarded to Zhenqi (Jessie) Liu
  • Lawrence Robbins Prize awarded to Alberto Ramirez de Aguilar Wille
  • David Cass/Beth Hayes Fellowship in Economics was awarded to Paolo Martellini
  • Robert Summers Dissertation Fellowship in Economics was awarded to Dick Oosthuizen
  • Summers-Weintraub Dissertation Fellowship in Economics was awarded to Changhwa Lee
  • Microeconomics Best Performance: awarded to Jonathan Arnold
  • Macroeconomics Best Performance: awarded to Jordan Peeples
  • Econometrics Best Performance: awarded to Joseph Huang

Teaching Awards 

  • Irving B. Kravis Certificate for Distinction in Undergraduate Teaching awarded to Professors Dirk Krueger and Karun Adusumilli