Economics Day 2024

Econ Day 2024


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 with the generous support of the W. P. Carey Foundation.

Undergraduate Awards

  • Lawrence R. Klein Prize for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate awarded to Akhilesh Tumu
  • Simon Kuznets Fellowship Award in Economics awarded to Thomas Li, Sneha Parthasarathy and Ananya Varshneya
  • Bernard Shanbaum Prize for Excellence in Economics awarded to Saavan Myneni

Graduate Awards

  • The Maloof Family Dissertation Fellowship in Economics awarded to Jonathan Arnold
  • Joel Popkin Graduate Student Teaching Prize in Economics awarded to Marcus Tomaino
  • Paul Taubman Memorial Prize for Empirical Economics Research awarded to Kristen Beamer Shure and Zach Weingarten
  • Hiram C. Haney Fellowship Award in Economics awarded to Alfonso Maselli
  • Edwin Mansfield Teaching Prize awarded to Javiera Garcia
  • William Polk Carey Prize for the Outstanding Economics Dissertation in 2023 was awarded to Cuimin Ba, Emilio Borghesan and Xincheng Qiu
  • David Cass/Beth Hayes Fellowship in Economics was not awarded this year
  • Robert and Anita Summers Graduate Research Award was awarded to Oriol Gonzalez Casasus and Zach Weingarten
  • Lawrence Robbins Prize was awarded to Matthew Murphy
  • Microeconomics Best Performance: awarded to Juan Cruz Llambias
  • Macroeconomics Best Performance: awarded to Stefano Cravero
  • Econometrics Best Performance: awarded to Jacob Broussard

Faculty Teaching Awards 

  • Irving B. Kravis Certificate for Distinction in Undergraduate Teaching awarded to Professors Andrew Shephard tenured, Francesco Agostinelli tenure track.