Krueger wins Mahalanobis Memorial Medal
Posted January 10, 2002; 06:06 p.m.
Professor Alan Krueger is co-winner of the Mahalanobis Memorial Medal for 2000 from The Indian Econometric Society, along with Abhijit Banerjee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
This prestigious award is presented for "outstanding contributions to quantitative economics." It is given once every five years.
Krueger is the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Krueger's primary research and teaching interests are in the general areas of labor economics, industrial relations and social insurance. He served as chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor in 1994-95. He is also the editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives.
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