Graduate Prize Recipients Announced

By: Joelle Shadle, 
Tue, 09/14/2021

Over the summer six economics graduate students were awarded department prizes. Join us in congratulating the awardees of the Tapan Mitra Prize, Ernest Liu ’64 Ta-Chung and Ya-Chao Liu Memorial Fellowship, and the Labor Economics Small Grants for 2021-22.

Graduate Tapan Mitra Economics Prizes

Luming Chen and Qiwei He were awarded the Tapan Mitra Economics Prizes. This prize is awarded to economics graduate students who contribute outstanding papers to the 3rd year seminar or conference. The prize comes with $1,000 in research support.

Graduate Student Luming ChenLuming Chen is a fourth-year graduate student with interests in the welfare implications of market dynamics and how government policies interplay with firm entry and investment. Visit Luming Chen's graduate student profile here.

 

 

 

Graduate Student Qiwei HeQiwei He is a fourth-year graduate student with interests in labor economics, organization economics, and public economics. Visit He's graduate student profile here.

 

 

 

 

Ernest Liu '64 Ta-Chung and Ya-Chao Liu Memorial Fellowship

Yujie Feng and Tianli Xia were awarded the Ernest Liu '64 Ta-Chung and Ya-Chao Liu Memorial Fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year (Yujie for the Fall and Tianli for the Spring). This fellowship covers tuition, health insurance, and stipend.

Graduate Student Yujie FengYujie Feng is a fourth-year graduate student with interests in healthcare economics.  Visit Feng's graduate student profile here.

 

 

 

 

Graduate Student Tianli XiaTianli Xia is a fourth-year graduate student with interests in industrial organization and behavioral economics. Visit Xia's graduate student profile here.

 

 

 

 

Labor Economics Small Grants

Wentong Chen and Isaac Cohen were awarded the 2021 Labor Economics Small Grants. Through the generosity of an alumnus, the department is able to provide these grants to graduate students working on projects related to labor economics. The grants can be used to defray research expenses up to $5,000.

Graduate Student Wentong ChenWentong Chen is a third-year student with interests in international finance, macroeconomics, labor economics, and banking. Visit Wentong Chen's graduate student profile here.

 

 

 

Graduate Student Isaac CohenIsaac Cohen is a fourth-year student with interests in labor economics, urban economics, and public economics.  Visit Cohen's graduate student profile here.

 

 

 

Congratulations Luming, Qiwei, Yujie, Tianli, Wentong, and Isaac!  To learn more about graduate students, curriculum, and placement visit our Ph.D. program page here.