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

Berkeley, CA, July 5, 2011 — Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 Arrow Prizes for Junior and Senior Economists.

The most prestigious prize awarded by bepress, the Arrow Prizes are named in honor of renowned economist Kenneth J. Arrow, who won the Nobel Prize in 1972 for his pioneering contributions to general equilibrium theory and welfare theory. Begun in 2003, the Arrow Prizes are awarded annually to recognize two articles published in bepress economics journals that make outstanding contributions to the field.

2010 Arrow Prize for Junior Economists:
The Impact of Aggregate and Sectoral Fluctuations on Training Decisions
Vincenzo Caponi, Burc Kayahan, and Miana Plesca
The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics

2010 Arrow Prize for Senior Economists:
Is a Calvo Price Setting Model Consistent with Individual Price Data?
Luis J. Alvarez and Pablo Burriel
The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics

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