2006 Awards and Honors

NBER Reporter, Winter 2006 | Go to article overview

2006 Awards and Honors


A number of NBER researchers received honors, prizes, awards, and professional kudos during 2006. In alphabetical order, those so honored (excluding honors by the individual's own university) are:

Daron Acemoglu received the 2005 John Bates Clark Medal in economics and the Turkish Academy of Sciences Distinguished Science Award; he also was named a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Alberto Alesina, winner of the 2006 Distinguished CES (Center for Economic Studies) Fellow Prize in Economics, granted at the University of Munich. He was also made a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Heitor Almeida and Daniel Wolfenzon won the Jensen Prize (second prize) for the "Best Paper Published in 2005 in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations" for their paper, "The Effect of External Finance on the Equilibrium Allocation of Capital."

Lee J. Alston was elected President of the International Society for New Institutional Economics.

Joseph Altonji was elected a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists.

Torben G. Andersen was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the American Statistical Association for editorship of the Journal of Business & Economic Statistics 2004-6.

Joshua Angrist was elected a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Abhijit Banerjee received the first Michael Wallerstein Award from the American Political Science Association in September 2006.

Lucian Bebchuk is President-Elect of the American Association of Law and Economics.

Roland Benabou became a Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

Jonathan Berk shared the TIAA-CREF Paul Samuelson Award that was presented in January 2006. He was also cited for publishing one of the two best papers ever published in The Review of Financial Studies, 2006: "A Critique of Size Related Anomalies." Finally, he received the Bernstein-Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award (Outstanding Article) from the Journal of Portfolio Management, 2006.

Marianne Bertrand won the 2006 John T. Dunlop Award of the Labor and Employment Relations Association for contributions to research that address industrial relations/employment problems of national significance.

Rebecca Blank became a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists and a Vice President of the American Economic Association.

Francine D. Blau is President, Society of Labor Economists.

Alan Blinder delivered the Presidential Address to the Eastern Economic Association in Philadelphia in February.

Richard Blundell was elected a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists.

Jacob Boudoukh, Matthew Richardson, and Robert Whitelaw won "The Goldman Sachs Asset Management Award for the Best Paper in Investments" at the 2006 WFA Meetings in Colorado.

John F P Bridges was awarded the International Society of Pharmaco-economics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Bernie O'Brien New Investigator Award for 2006.

Charles Brown was named a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists.

Jeffrey R. Brown was appointed to the Social Security Advisory Board.

Markus K. Brunnermeier received the BGI-Michael Brennan best paper award (runner up) for his paper "Information Leakage and Market Efficiency" published in the Review of Financial Studies.

Erik Brynjolfsson won the Best Paper Award, International Conference on Information Systems, for "Information Worker Productivity: Task-level Evidence", co-authored with Sinan Aral and Marshall van Alstyne. He also won the award for Best Paper in Valuing IT Track at the 2006 International Conference on Information Systems for "Which Came First, IT or Productivity? The Virtuous Cycle of Investment and Use in Enterprise Systems" with Sinan Aral and D. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

2006 Awards and Honors
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.