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 2019-20.
Graduate Tapan Mitra Economics Prizes
Jaden Chen and Qinshu Xue 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.
Jaden Chen is a fourth-year graduate student with interests in microeconomics and economics of uncertainty. Visit Chen's graduate student profile here.
Qinshu Xue is a fourth-year graduate student with interests in industrial organization. Visit Xue's graduate student profile here.
Ernest Liu '64 Ta-Chung and Ya-Chao Liu Memorial Fellowship
Luming Chen was awarded the Ernest Liu ’64 Ta-Chung and Ya-Chao Liu Memorial Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year. This fellowship covers tuition, health insurance, and stipend. Luming Chen is a second-year graduate student with interests in industrial organization. Visit Chen's graduate student profile here.
Labor Economics Small Grants
Qi Wu, Zihan Hu, and Martha Johnson were awarded the 2019 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.
Qi Wu is a fifth-year student with interests in the social network effects in labor economics and empirical industrial organization. Visit Wu's graduate student profile here.
Zihan Hu is a third-year student with interests in labor economics and development economics. Visit Hu's graduate student profile here.
Martha Johnson is a fourth-year student with interests in public and labor economics. Her current projects focus on topics in eductaion, including student health, vocational higher education, and education finance. Visit Johnson's graduate student profile here.
Congratulations Jaden, Qinshu, Luming, Qi, Zihan, and Martha! To learn more about graduate students, curriculum, and placement visit our Ph.D. program page here.