"The 15th annual CME Group-MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications was awarded to Nancy L. Stokey on May 16, 2022 at the CME Group in Chicago, IL.
The CME Group-MSRI Prize is awarded to an individual or a group to recognize originality and innovation in the use of mathematical, statistical or computational methods for the study of the behavior of markets, and more broadly of economics.
Helping to establish the experimental method in development economics earned Kremer a share of the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. In awarding the honor to Kremer, Abhijit Banerjee, and Esther Duflo, the committee heralded a burgeoning approach to reducing global poverty that “involves dividing this issue into smaller, more manageable questions.”
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, The Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, is one of this year's newly elected members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) announced that Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, John A. List, is the recipient of this year's NABE Adam Smith Award. The award is presented "based upon leadership in the profession and the application of economic principles and knowledge in the workplace and policy arenas." Previous recipients of the award include Karl Brunner, George J. Stigler, James M. Buchanan, Milton Friedman, and Gary S. Becker, among others.