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Berkeley Electronic Press Announces Winners of Major Awards for Economists: Kenneth J. Arrow Junior and Senior Prizes

Berkeley, CA, June 8th, 2010 -- Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress) is pleased to announce that the winners of this year's Kenneth J. Arrow Awards for Junior and Senior economists.

The most prestigious prize awarded by bepress, the Kenneth J. Arrow Prizes are named for renowned economist and Nobel laureate Kenneth J. Arrow, and are awarded annually for the papers by a junior and a senior economist that represents the very best of bepress economics publishing.

This year's winners, both published in The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics (BEJM) are:

Arrow Prize for Junior Economists
"Total Factor Productivity and Labor Reallocation: The Case of the Korean 1997 Crisis" by David Benjamin and Felipe Meza

Arrow Prize for Senior Economists
"Inferential Expectations" by Gordon Douglas Menzies and Daniel John Zizzo

"More than ever, voting between the nominees for this year's award has been extremely close, a sign of the continuing prestige of the work published in our journals," said bepress Chair and Founder Aaron Edlin.

To learn more about the Award, as well as this year’s Junior and Senior winners, please visit

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