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2019 CME Group-MSRI Prize Announced
View Press Release (December 7, 2020)
The 13th annual CME Group-MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications was awarded to Susan Athey. The ceremony will be held virtually on December 11, 2020.
The CME Group-MSRI Prize is awarded to an individual or a group to recognize originality and innovation in the use of mathematical, statistical or computational methods for the study of the behavior of markets, and more broadly of economics.
About Susan Athey
About the event
The event will feature a panel discussion on public expenditures on vaccines with the following panelists:
- Scott Kominers, MBA Class of 1960 Associate Professor, Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard Business School on Market Design to Accelerate and Allocate COVID-19 Vaccines
- Candice Prendergast, W. Allen Wallis Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, U. Chicago Booth School of Business on How Food Banks Use Markets to Feed the Poor
- Christopher Snyder, Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor in the Economics Department at Dartmouth College on Advance Market Commitments and Incentives for Vaccines
Follow the panel discussion, special guest Prof. Paul Milgrom will interview prizewinner Prof. Susan Athey.
- Paul Milgrom is the Shirley and Leonard Ely professor of Humanities and Sciences in the Department of Economics at Stanford University; and professor, by courtesy, at both the Department of Management Science and Engineering and the Graduate School of Business; and winner of the 2017 CME Group-MSRI Prize; and the 2020 Nobel Prize
- Susan Athey is The Economics of Technology Professor; Professor of Economics (by courtesy), School of Humanities and Sciences; and Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford Business School
CME Group-MSRI Prize 2019 Selection Committee:
Medal awarded to the winner of the CME Group-MSRI Prize
The CME Center for Innovation’s mission is to identify, foster and showcase examples of significant innovation and creative thinking pertaining to markets, commerce or trade in the public and private sectors.