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The Dhrymes Econometrics Award

The Dhrymes Econometrics Award was created by the Department of Economics thanks to an anonymous donation.  It honors the memory of  Professor Phoebus Dhrymes (1932-2016), a distinguished econometrician who taught at the Department from 1973 to 2013 . The award provides support to doctoral students who (i) are pursuing research in econometrics (theoretical or applied), and (ii) are enrolled in their third or fourth year.

The list of award winners is as follows:

2017/18Junlong Feng and Leonard Goff

2018/19Nathaniel Mark and Xiao Xu

2019/20Bruno de Albuquerque Furtado and Paul Koh

2021/22Susannah Scanlan

In MemoriamPhoebus J. Dhrymes


Harriss 2nd-Year Paper Award

The list of award winners is as follows:

2020/21:

Winner: Roman Rivera for “A More Diverse Police Academy Improves Job Performance”
Runners up (alphabetically):
Wendy Morrison for “Does Monetary Policy Works Through the Labor Market?”
Suneil Parimoo for “Open Economies with Stock Collateral Constraints Under General Impatience”

2021/22

Winner: Cesar Barilla for “Instability and the Dynamics of Conflict”
Runners up (alphabetically):
Palaash Bhargava for “Birds of a Feather Flock Together? — Transmission of Behavioral Traits in Endogenous Peer Networks”
Kosha Modi for “Loan Covenants and Monetary Policy”

2022/23:

Winner: Tianhao Liu for “Beyond Unbounded Beliefs: Observational Learning with Multiple States”
Runners up (alphabetically):
Kate Musen for “Minimum Wages and Racial Infant Health Inequality: Evidence from the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1966”
Natalie Yang for “Estimating Demand for New York City Bike-shares with Stockouts”

The Padma Desai Dissertation Prize

The Padma Desai Dissertation Prize is awarded each year to a Ph.D. candidate who provided the best dissertation defense. This prize was generously endowed by Professors Padma Desai and Jagdish Bhagwati in 2019.

The list of award winners is as follows:

2018/19Weijie Zhong

2019/20Juan Herreno

2020/21: Duarte Goncalves 

2021/22: Maggie Shi


Reubens Travel and Research Award

The list of award winners is as follows:
2017/18Divya Singh
2018/19Iain Bamford
2020/21: Sakshi Gupta
2021/22: Howard Zhang

Vickrey Award for Best Third-Year Paper

Each year, the Academic Awards Committee evaluates papers from third-year Ph.D.s.

The list of award winners is as follows:

2019/20:
Winner: Yi Jie Gwee for “Great Expectations: Coordinating Devices and Urban Development in 17th Century London”
Runner Up #1: Sakshi Gupta for “Gender Identity and Relative Income within Households: Evidence from India”
Runners Up #2: Andrew Olenski and Szymon Sacher for “Cream Skimming in Long-Term Care Markets”

2020/21:
Winner: Suneil Parimoo for “Robust Pricing Mediation in Bargaining ”
Runner Up #1: Utkarsh Kumar for “Severe Air Pollution, Transportation and Economic Activity in India”
Runners Up #2: Mitchell Vaughn for “Output Volatility and Borrowing Constraints”

2021/22:
WinnerPalaash Bhargava and  Cesar Barilla for “Grandma, sing me a climatic lullaby? — Historical origins of stated environmental preferences”
Runner Up #1Kosha Modi for “Loan Covenants and the Investment Channel of Monetary Policy”
Runners Up #2: Victoria Mooers for “Social Connectedness and Political Accountability”



Wueller 4th Year Pre-Dissertation Award

The list of award winners is as follows:
2020/21:
WinnerAnastasia Burya and Shruti Mishra for their joint work on “Flattening of the Phillips Curve: Significance of Small Firms”
Runners up (alphabetically):
Naman Garg for “Combating Fake News”
Sakshi Gupta for “Gender Identity and Relative Income within Households: Evidence from India” and “Dynamics of Labor Force Participation Decisions of Women in India”
2021/22:
Winner: Roman Rivera for “The Effect of Electronic Monitoring on Defendant Outcomes”
Runners up (alphabetically):
Wendy Morrison for “Redistribution and Investment”
Susannah Scanlan for “Attention Allocation and Factor Models”
2022/23:
Winner: Akanksha Vardani for “Development and Residential Property Rights in Rural India”
Runners up (alphabetically):
Matthew Alampay Davis for “Global Inequality in the Climate Century”
Victoria Mooers for “Information, Institutions, and Political Behavior”

Wueller Awards for Best Teaching Fellows

The list of award winners is as follows:
2020/21:
Winner, Principles of Economics: Avery Dao
Runner up: Sakshi Gupta, Tam Thi Mai
Winner, Core Courses (Intermediate Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Introduction to Econometrics): Seung-hun Lee
Runner upTam Thi Mai, Matthew Mazewski
Winner, Undergraduate Elective Courses: David Rosenkranz, Tatyana Avilova
Runner up: Yi Jie Gwee
Winner, MA Program: Vinayak Iyer
Runners up: Martsella Davitaya, Edward Shore
Winner, PhD Program: Edward Shore

Runner up: Paul Koh, Paul Bouscasse

2021/22:
Winner, Principles of Economics: Olufemi Olaleye
Runner up: Kosha Modi
Winner, Core Courses (Intermediate Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Introduction to Econometrics): Suneil Parimoo
Runner up: Motaz Al-Chanati
Winner, Undergraduate Elective Courses: David Rosenkranz
Runner up: Tatyana Avilova
Winner, MA Program: Jongho Lee
Runners up: Martsella Davitaya, James (Yuchen) Jiang
Winner, PhD Program: Jeffrey Guo
Runner up: Palaash Bhargava


2022/23:

Winner, Principles of Economics: Parijat Lal
Winner, Core Courses (Intermediate Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Introduction to Econometrics): Laura Caron
Winner, Undergraduate Elective Courses: Michelle Jiang
Winners, MA ProgramMartsella Davitaya, Akanksha Vardani
Runner upEdward Shore
Winner, PhD Program: Cesar Barilla
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PER Field or Experimental Research & Data Purchase Grant Recipients

2019/20:

Field or Experimental Research:

Hailey Nguyen

Data Purchase:

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