Thursday, February 14, 2008

Deadline for $10,000 Compass Lexecon Prize Approaching

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

The deadline for submissions for the 2008 Compass Lexecon Prizes is soon approaching (February 29, 2008).  There are separate prizes for faculty ($10,000) and graduate students ($5,000) for "economists whose papers make the most significant contributions to the understanding and implementation of competition policy." 

The 2007 co-winners for faculty:
Mark Armstrong of University College London for his paper, published in the RAND Journal of Economics, entitled “Competition in Two-Sided Markets.”

Igal Hendel and Aviv Nevoof Northwestern University for their paper, published in Econometrica, entitled “Measuring the Implications of Sales and Consumer Inventory Behavior.”

The 2007 winner for PhD student:
Nathan Miller of the University of California at Berkeley for his paper, “Can Strategic Leniency Fight Organized Crime? Empirical Evidence from Cartel Enforcement.”

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