Annual Report of Awards to NBER Affiliates, Spring 2023
Alberto Abadie, Sherry Glied, and Jón Steinsson were elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
John M. Abowd received the inaugural Edward Lazear Prize from the Society of Labor Economists for excellence in research, service to the field, and contributions to civil society, as well as a 2022 Champions of Freedom Award from the Electronic Privacy Information Center for his role in modernizing the US Census Bureau's confidentiality protection systems.
Katharine Abraham and Matthew Gentzkow were elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Viral Acharya was awarded a 2022 Jack Treynor Prize by the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance for “Is Physical Climate Risk Priced? Evidence from Regional Variation in Exposure to Heat Stress,” coauthored with Tim Johnson, Tuomas Tomunen, and Suresh Sundaresan.
Elizabeth Ananat and Anna Gassman-Pines won the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research from the Purdue University Center for Families and the Boston College Center for Work & Family.
Adrien Auclert, David Baqaee, Natalie Bau, Peter Ganong, Simon Jäger, and David Yang were named Sloan Research Fellows.
Martha J. Bailey won the Carolyn Shaw Bell Award, given annually by the American Economic Association to an individual who has furthered the status of women in the economics profession.
Robert Barro received an honorary degree from the University of Athens.
Andrew B. Bernard presented the Ohlin Lecture at the Stockholm School of Economics.
Eric Bettinger was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Zurich.
Christopher Blattman, Leah Platt Boustan, Seema Jayachandran, and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak were named to Vox’s inaugural Future Perfect 50 list, which honors “scientists, thinkers, scholars, writers, and activists building a more perfect future.”
Nicholas A. Bloom was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and elected to the Bloomberg 50 for research on working from home.
Judson Boomhower and Matteo Maggiori received Andrew Carnegie Fellowships.
Severin Borenstein and Catherine Wolfram received Adelman-Frankel Awards from the United States Association for Energy Economics for unique and innovative contributions to the field of energy economics.
Leah Platt Boustan, Fatih Guvenen, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Oleg Itskhoki, Dean Karlan, Ilyana Kuziemko, Ricardo Lagos, Thomas Lemieux, Guido Menzio, Giuseppe Moscarini, Benjamin Olken, Giorgio Primiceri, Nancy Qian, Jón Steinsson, Amir Sufi, Laura Veldkamp, and Alessandra Voena were named Fellows of the Econometric Society.
Giulia Brancaccio, Myrto Kalouptsidi, and Theodore Papageorgiou were awarded the Econometric Society’s Frisch Medal for their paper "Geography, Transportation, and Endogenous Trade Costs.”
Judith Chevalier won the 2022 Industrial Organization Society Distinguished Fellow Award for excellence in research, education, and leadership.
Norma Coe and Rachel Werner’s paper “Informal Caregivers Provide Considerable Front-Line Support in Residential Care Facilities and Nursing Homes” was selected as a top 10 editor’s pick for 2022 by Health Affairs.
William J. Collins was elected a Fellow of the Cliometric Society.
Lin William Cong was named a Fellow of the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research. His work with Zhiheng He, Andrew Karolyi, Ke Tang, and Weiyi Zhao received best paper awards at the EFMA-WRDS Conference and the 19th Chinese Finance Annual Meeting.
Janet Currie was elected president-elect of the American Economic Association.
Donald R. Davis and Jonathan I. Dingel received the 2022 Bhagwati Award from the Journal of International Economics for “The Comparative Advantage of Cities.”
David Deming was awarded the 2022 Sherwin Rosen Prize by the Society of Labor Economists for outstanding contributions to labor economics.
Ian Dew-Becker received the SCOR-PSE Chair on Macroeconomic Risk Junior Research Prize from the Paris School of Economics for the paper "Tail Risk in Production Networks."
Douglas W. Diamond shared the 2022 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for research on banks and financial crises with Ben Bernanke and Philip Dybvig.
Francis X. Diebold won the Isaac Kerstenetzky Scholarly Achievement Award of the Centre for International Research on Economic Tendency Surveys.
Jonathan I. Dingel received the 2022 August Lösch Prize from the Institute for Environmental, Resource, and Spatial Economics of Kiel University for outstanding research in regional science.
Florian Ederer, Song Ma, and Colleen Cunningham won the Best Paper on Competition Economics Prize from the Association of Competition Economics and the Jerry S. Cohen Award for Antitrust Scholarship from the American Antitrust Institute for "Killer Acquisitions." Ederer and Bruno Pellegrino received a Best Paper Award at the Econometric Society European Meeting for "A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry."
David Card, Barry Eichengreen, James Poterba, and Carmen Reinhart were named Distinguished Fellows of the American Economic Association. Eichengreen also received the Nessim Habif Prize for Contributions to Science and Industry from the University of Geneva and was made a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.
Andrea Eisfeldt and Andrew Demers received the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association’s award for best paper in Real Estate Economics for “Total Returns to Single-Family Rentals.”
Hülya Eraslan was named an Economic Theory Fellow by the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory.
Robert Fairlie, David Robinson, and Alicia Robb won the Bradford-Osborne Research Award for their paper “Black and White: Access to Capital among Minority-Owned Startups.”
Hanming Fang and Edward Kung won the American Risk and Insurance Association’s Robert C. Witt Award for best article published in the Journal of Risk and Insurance for “Why Do Life Insurance Policyholders Lapse? The Roles of Income, Health and Bequest Motive Shocks.”
Maryam Farboodi, Laura Veldkamp, Venky Venkateswaran, and Dhruv Singal won the Swiss Finance Institute’s Outstanding Paper Award of 2022 for “Valuing Financial Data.”
Robert C. Feenstra and Charles Hulten were corecipients of the Julius Shiskin Memorial Award for Economic Statistics, which is awarded by the Business and Economic Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association.
Claudia Goldin was named a Distinguished Fellow of the Center for Economic Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, received the Richard A. Lester Book Award from the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, and was honored with a Visionary Award from the Council for Economic Education.
Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, Andreas Fuster, Tarun Ramadorai, and Ansgar Walther won the Brattle Group Prize in Corporate Finance for their Journal of Finance paper "Predictably Unequal? The Effects of Machine Learning on Credit Markets."
Andrew Goodman-Bacon shared the Dennis J. Aigner Award for best empirical paper in the Journal of Econometrics for "Difference-in-Differences with Variation in Treatment Timing" and won the 2022 Arrow Award for best paper in health economics from the International Health Economics Association for “The Long-Run Effects of Childhood Insurance Coverage: Medicaid Implementation, Adult Health, and Labor Market Outcomes."
Daniel Haanwinckel and Rodrigo R. Soares jointly received the Haralambos Simeonides Prize for best papers written by economists with ties to Brazilian research institutions.
Samuel Hartzmark and David Solomon won the FESE De la Vega Prize, given to young scholars for an outstanding research paper on financial markets, for “Predictable Price Pressure.”
Jennifer Hunt was named a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists.
Douglas Irwin was elected president of the Economic History Association.
Zhengyang Jiang and coauthors Robert Richmond and Tony Zhang won the NASDAQ Award for Best Paper on Asset Pricing at the annual Western Finance Association conference for “A Portfolio Approach to Global Imbalances.”
Ginger Zhe Jin, Michael Luca, and Daniel Martin won the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics Best Paper Award for "Is No News (Perceived As) Bad News? An Experimental Investigation of Information Disclosure".
B. Zorina Khan’s book Inventing Ideas: Patents, Prizes, and the Knowledge Economy received the 2022 Alice Hanson Jones Biennial Prize from the Economic History Association.
Matthew Kraft received the Outstanding Public Communication of Education Research Award from the American Educational Research Association.
Mervyn King won the inaugural Guido Carli Bancor Prize for international leadership in economic thought and practice.
Kevin Lang and Lisa Lynch were elected to the American Economic Association Executive Committee.
Josh Lerner, Antoinette Schoar and coauthors Jason Mao and Nan Zhang received the 2022 Doriot Award for Best Private Equity Research Paper from the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management for “Investing Outside the Box: Evidence from Alternative Vehicles in Private Equity.”
Christian Leuz received the ACA Prize in Financial Governance from the Institute of Accounting, Control and Auditing at the University of St. Gallen for contributions on the economic consequences and evaluation of capital market and transparency regulation.
Juhani Linnainmaa and Sina Ehsani won a Dimensional Fund Advisors Prize from the American Finance Association for their paper "Factor Momentum and the Momentum Factor."
Bridget T. Long won the Peter H. Rossi Award for Contributions to the Theory or Practice of Program Evaluation from the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management.
Lisa Lynch received the Labor and Employment Relations Association Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to the fields of industrial relations and human resources.
Matteo Maggiori received the Germán Bernácer Prize for outstanding contributions in macroeconomics and finance by a European economist under age 40.
Costas Meghir was the Fisher-Schultz lecturer at the Econometric Society European Meeting.
Olivia S. Mitchell won the American Risk and Insurance Association Kulp-Wright Book Award for Remaking Retirement: Debt in an Aging Economy.
Fiona Murray was named Dame Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George by King Charles for her service to science, technology, and diversity.
Kevin O’Rourke was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Southern Denmark.
Ariel Pakes received the Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics, awarded by Northwestern University.
Lubos Pastor, Robert Stambaugh, and Lucian Taylor received the Fama-DFA Prize from the Journal of Financial Economics for “Sustainable Investing in Equilibrium” and the Moskowitz Prize on sustainable finance for “Dissecting Green Returns.”
Petra Persson received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to study the consequences for families of prenatal screening technologies and assisted reproductive technologies.
Robert Pindyck won the John Kenneth Galbraith Award for breakthrough discoveries in economics from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
Elena Prager and Matt Schmitt won the American Antitrust Institute’s Jerry S. Cohen Award for Antitrust Scholarship Best Antitrust Article on Labor Monopsony for “Employer Consolidation and Wages: Evidence from Hospitals.”
Assaf Razin and Efraim Sadka received the Best Paper Award of the Journal of Government and Economics for “Migration and Redistribution: Why the Federal Governance of an Economic Union Does Matter.”
Joshua L. Rosenbloom was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Raffaella Sadun won the Fondazione De Sanctis prize in economics.
Jeffrey A. Smith received an honorary doctorate from Aarhus University in Denmark.
Christopher M. Snyder received the Distinguished Service Award of the Industrial Organization Society for leadership in scholarship and practice.
Stefanie Stantcheva was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Nancy Stokey won the CME Group-Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications recognizing originality and innovation in the use of mathematical, statistical, or computational methods to study the behavior of markets and economics.
Johannes Stroebel won the 2023 Fischer Black Prize, given biannually by the American Finance Association to the top financial economics scholar under the age of 40.
Eric T. Swanson received the Best Paper Award from the Journal of Monetary Economics for “Measuring the Effects of Federal Reserve Forward Guidance and Asset Purchases on Financial Markets.”
Alan M. Taylor received the Economic History Association’s Engerman-Goldin Prize for his work with Òscar Jordà and Moritz Schularick in developing the Macrohistory Database.
Francesco Trebbi and Federico Ricca won the MinE Best Paper Award from the European Economic Association for “Minority Underrepresentation in US Cities.”
John Van Reenen was named a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association.
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh served as president of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association.
Angelino C. G. Viceisza was elected president of the National Economic Association and served as second vice president of the Midwest Economics Association.