The 7th annual CME Group-MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications will be awarded to ROBERT SHILLER, Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University, and Professor of Finance and Fellow at the International Center for Finance, Yale School of Management, on Friday, October 12, at a luncheon in Chicago. By invitation only.
Prior to the lunch and award presentation a moderated discussion on “The U.S. Housing and Financial Crisis: Aftermath and Afterthoughts” will be held with Congressman Barney Frank (D-Massachusetts, 4th District) and Keith Hennessey, former Director of the U.S. National Economic Council.The annual CME Group-MSRI Prize will be 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.
Photo credit Michael Marsland, Yale photographer
Previous recipients of the CME Group-MSRI Prize and Medal:
2011: Thomas Sargent, Professor of Economics, New York University, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford, California
2010: Jean Tirole, Scientific Director of Industrial Economics Institute (IDEI) and Member of the Toulouse School of Economics
2009: Sanford J. Grossman, Chairman and CEO, Quantitative Financial Strategies, Inc.
2008: Lars Peter Hansen, Homer J. Livingston Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Economics and Statistics at the University of Chicago
2007: David M. Kreps, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business
2006: Stephen A. Ross, Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics, MIT Sloan School of Management
2012 CME Group-MSRI Prize Selection Committee:
Lars Peter Hansen, prize committee chair, David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Economics and Statistics at the University of Chicago and 2008 recipient of the CME-MSRI Prize
Robert Bryant, Director, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Sanford J. Grossman, Chairman and CEO, Quantitative Financial Strategies, Inc. and 2009 recipient of the CME-MSRI Prize
Leo Melamed, Chairman Emeritus, CME Group
José A. Scheinkman, Theodore A. Wells ’29 Professor of Economics, Princeton University, Department of Economics
Myron Scholes, Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Nancy L. Stokey, Frederick Henry Prince Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, University of Chicago
Medal awarded to the winner of the CME Group-MSRI Prize
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