Graduate Student Awards

James K. & Viola M. Hall Fellowship
Award created to support recruiting exceptional applicants to the PhD program
              2016 –   Qiliang Chen    
                            Ying-chin Chen      
                            Luis Diego
                            Granera Vega 
                            Hyeonseok Park                
                            Ferdous Sardar                       
              2017 –   Yue Ma                      
                            Hae Yun Choung    
                            Azhar Tulbassiyeva 
                            Justin Wallace        
                            Rihyun Park
              2018 –   Jungyoun Kim    
                            Rajarshi Datta      
                            Resem Makan     
                            Amre Abken
              2019 -    Alireza Aminkhaki
                            Felipe Carneiro    
                            Mahtab Karimi
 

James O. York Fellowship
Award created to support recruiting exceptional applicants to the PhD program
              2016 –   Ziqi Hang         
                            Samin Jalali   
                            Mintra Sriminchanda
              2017 –   Anton Vlaykov     
                            Mandana Masoumirad         
                            Jackson Monroe
              2018 –   Reina Kawai        
                            Saruul Khasar        
                            Aochun Di
              2019 –   Tom Holland     
                            Mahtab Karimi
 

Howard H. Preston Scholarship
Award created to support recruiting exceptional applicants to the PhD program
              2016 –   Jaime Fry
              2017 –   Sajid Al Sanai
              2018 –   Yigit Okar
              2019 –   Wenqiu Ma
 

George and Pearl Corkery Scholarship
Award created to support recruiting exceptional applicants to the PhD program
              2018 –   Dadmehr Didgar
              2019 –   Wenqiu Ma   
                            Danial Salman       
                            Tianzhou Yao
 

Provost Richards’ Fund for Graduate Students
Money allocated by the Provost to assist in recruiting exceptional applicants to the PhD program
              2019 –   Mikita Khurana     
                            TV Ninan
 

Grover & Creta Ensley Fellowship
Awarded to dissertation-stage PhD students with a well-developed dissertation topic with strong policy implications.
              2016 –  Jenny Ho           
                            Shih-Tang Hwu
                            Alexander Rodivilov
              2017 –   Byunghoon Nam    
                            Jagori Saha    
                            Gullermo Gallacher
              2018 –   Iffat Chowdhury  
                            Jonghyun Kim     
                            Andres Sanchez Jabba                     
                            Raghav Paul (declined)
              2019 –   Camilo Granados Castro                   
                            Xuetao Shi           
                            Zinan Wang

Henry T. Buechel Memorial Fellowship
Awarded to dissertation-stage PhD students with a high quality research project and who have an excellent academic record and financial need.
              2016 –   Daisoon Kim   
                            Anthony Sanford
              2017 –   Yurim Lee        
                            Xuetao Shi
              2018 –   Dmitry Brizhatyuk  
                            Justin Downs
              2019 –   Shuo Jiang           
                            Hee Jung (Kathy) Jung
 

Richard B. Wesley Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Economics
Awarded to dissertation-stage PhD students with a high quality research project and who have an excellent academic record and financial need
              2018 –   Jingyi Ren
              2019 –   not awarded
 

Bryan and Mary Conley Fellowship in Economics
Awarded to dissertation-stage PhD students with a high quality research project and who have an excellent academic record and financial need.
              2016 –   not awarded
              2017 –   Keita Abe
              2018 –   not awarded
              2019 –   not awarded
 

Jeff and Perri Roe Term Fellowship for Graduate Student
Awarded to a third year PhD candidate to conduct research with a faculty member.
              *Award started in 2020

 
Steven Langton Teaching Award
Awarded to graduate student instructors who demonstrate excellence in teaching in the undergraduate program.
              2016 –   Ibrahim Demir
                            Ziran (Josh) Ding
              2017 –   Justin Downs        
                            Zhe (Jasmine) Jiang
              2018 –   Thor Dodson         
                            Jeff Tucker
              2019 –   Yacoub Alatrash     
                            Xuetao Shi            
                            Luis Diego Granera Vega
 

Graduate Teaching Award
Awarded to excellent Teaching Assistants for graduate level courses.
              2016 –   Alexander Rodivilov
              2017 –   Ziran (Josh) Ding
              2018 –   Justin Downs
              2019 –   Hyeonseok Park
 

Rachel M. Storer Award in Labor Economics
Award given for the best paper in the field of labor economics.
              2016 –   not awarded
              2017 –   not awarded
              2018 –   Chen (Castiel) Zhuang
              2019 –   Zhe (Jasmine) Jiang

Best Second Year Paper
Awarded for the best paper in a second-year elective course.
              2016 –   Nahyeon Bak
                            Yurim Lee
              2017 –   Dmitry Brizhatyuk  
                            Shuo Jiang
              2018 –   not awarded
              2019 –   not awarded