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No economic genius this year

The economics profession was once again shut out of the MacArthur ‘genius’ grant awards this year.
Here are the prior economists who have been awarded the fellowship….
1981: Michael Woodford, economist
1983: Alice M. Rivlin, economist and policy analyst
1984: Michael Piore, economist
1986: Lester R. Brown, agricultural economist
1994: Heidi Hartmann, economist
1996: Robert Greenstein, public policy analyst
1997: Michael Kremer, economist
1998: Nancy Folbre, economist
1998: Avner Greif, economist
2000: Matthew Rabin, economist
2002: Sendhil Mullainathan, economist
2005: Kevin M. Murphy, economist
For full list see: MacArthur Fellows Program – Wikipedia.


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