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Apr 22 2008
Northwestern University announced today that Paul Milgrom has been awarded the 2007-08 Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in economics “for contributions dramatically expanding the understanding of the role of information and incentives in a variety of settings, including auctions, the theory of the firm,...
Apr 19 2008
Congratulations to my Stanford undergraduate mentee, Sahand Rabbani, who today received a Wallace Sterling Prize for ranking in the top 25 graduating seniors in the College of Humanities and Sciences. This is particularly impressive because Sahand has taken two simultaneous bachelor’s degrees in...
Apr 4 2008
Congratulations to my 1991 Stanford dissertation advisee, Yeon-Koo Che, who has “been selected as the first recipient of the Cho Award in Economics. The Cho Award is given to the economist whose academic contribution is most highly significant. It is awarded to Korean economists or foreign...
Apr 1 2008
Congratulations to two of my Stanford dissertation advisees from 1995, who have just won very major honors:
Mar 15 2008
My three dissertation students on the junior economist job market in 2008 have all found good jobs: Bruno Strulovici will join Northwestern University economics next fall as a new assistant professor. Brendan Daley will join Duke economics in the fall, also as a new assistant professor. Assaf Eilat...

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Dec 9 2020
In this pandemic year, Paul Milgrom and Bob Wilson received their Nobel prize medals and diplomas in an abbreviated ceremony in Paul's backyard on the morning of December 8. The discussion quickly turned to the sheer number of "firsts" associated with this Nobel prize in economics. It was the first...
Nov 5 2020
The 2020 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson "for improvements to auction theory and invention of new auction formats." As explained in the prize announcement, the prize is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish...
The American Economic Association has named Paul Milgrom a Distinguished Fellow, which is the associations highest honor for lifetime achievement. According to the award citation, Milgrom "is the world’s leading auction designer, having helped design many of the auctions for radio spectrum...