On 17 May Professor Sir Richard Blundell delivered the Nemmers Prize
Lecture, "Household Behavior and the Dynamics of Inequality", at
Northwestern University. Professor Blundell was awarded the 2016
Nemmers Prize in Economics for his important contributions to labor
economics, public finance and applied econometrics.
Economics is pleased to announce that Franck Portier will join the department
this coming academic year. Franck is an outstanding macroeconomist with a very
broad research agenda. We are proud to be able to add his significant talent to
our departmental portfolio.