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TAB - Doctoral News

On February 27, 2014 three doctoral student awards were presented at a special Afternoon Tea.

Stylianos Despotakis received the 2014 Egon Balas Award for the Best paper in Operations Research/Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization for his paper "Expertise and Sniping in Online Markets".

Nobel laureate Finn Kydland presented the 2014 Alexander Henderson Award for Excellence in Economics Theory to Batchimeg Sambalaibat. Four previous winners of this award have gone on to receive the Nobel Prize in Economics, including Professor Kydland. Ms. Sambalaibat's paper is entitled "Essays in Financial Economics: CDS and Sovereign Bond Market Liquidity, CDS as Sovereign Debt Collateral, Currency Risk and Pricing Kernel Volatility".

The 2014 Gerald R. Salancik Doctoral Dissertation Award was presented by Professors Linda Argote and Taya Cohen to Organizational Behavior student Jin Wook Chang for his paper "Perils of High Status:  The Effect of Group Status on Information Sharing".

Links to all past issues can be found on the Doctoral Newsletter page.

TAB - Doctoral Events

Apr 18 - 3:30 to 5 p.m. Economics Macro Seminar Edouard Schaal will be the presenter.

Apr 18 - 12 to 1:30 p.m. OBT Seminar Kristin Smith-Crowe, University of Utah, will be the presenter.

Apr 24 - 4 to 5:30 p.m. Economics Theory Seminar Yan Chen, University of Michigan, will be the presenter.

Apr 25 - 12 to 1:30 p.m. OBT Seminar Elizabeth Umphress, University of Washington, will be the presenter.

Apr 29 - 3:30 to 5 p.m. Applied Microeconomics Seminar Kevin Thom, New York University, will be the presenter.


Every Monday and Thursday - 3 p.m. Afternoon Tea for PhD Students and Faculty in the PhD Student Lounge.


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Our online application system is now closed. Deadline for all applications and related materials was January 15, 2014.

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OLIVER E. WILLLIAMSON, MSIA 1962, PhD 1963 (Advisor: Richard M. Cyert), Edgar F. Kaiser Professor Emeritus of Business, Economics and Law at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Science "for his analysis of economic governance, especially the boundaries of the firm."  Prof. Williamson shares this year's prize with Elinor Ostrom of Indiana University.

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