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Silvia Barcellos and Leandro Carvalho are co-winners of the Albert Rees Prize

The prize is awarded every two years for the Princeton Ph.D. dissertation, completed within the last six years, judged to have made the greatest contribution to labor economics. The prize commemorates Al Rees's great contributions to labor economics at Princeton as a scholar, teacher, mentor, colleague, and friend.

Alan Krueger delivered the Martin Feldstein Lecture at the National Bureau of Economic Research

Alan Krueger delivered the Martin Feldstein Lecture at the National Bureau of Economic Research this summer.  His lecture addressed the question: “How tight is the labor market?” Professor Krueger provided evidence that the long-term unemployed are increasingly leaving the labor force, and unlikely to return.  He further showed that the rate of real wage growth in recent months is consistent with a tightening labor market.

IR graduate alumnus (GS *91) Christoph M. Schmidt is the Chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts

IR graduate alumnus (GS *91) Christoph Matthias Schmidt is the Chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, a group of economists set up in 1963 to advise the German government and Parliament on economic policy issues. He is also president of the RWI Essen, a center for economic research and evidence-based policy advice in Germany.

Alan Krueger delivered the Martin Feldstein Lecture at the National Bureau of Economic Research

Alan Krueger delivered the Martin Feldstein Lecture at the National Bureau of Economic Research this summer.  His lecture addressed the question: “How tight is the labor market?” Professor Krueger provided evidence that the long-term unemployed are increasingly leaving the labor force, and unlikely to return.  He further showed that the rate of real wage growth in recent months is consistent with a tightening labor market. 

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