RA6a: Additional observations, Evidence of esteemAwards
Richard Blundell and Ken Binmore awarded Leverhulme Research Chairs. Richard Blundell, Costas Meghir (with Alan Duncan, Nottingham University) awarded Ragnar Frisch Medal 2000, for the best applied paper published in Econometrica over the past five years, awarded every two years; Orazio Attanasio Elected to the Council of the European Economics Association; Costas Meghir Bodosakis foundation prize in Economics 1997 awarded to "Best Economist of Greek descent" under 40. Elected to the Council of the European Economics Association; Andrew Chesher British Telecom Group Finance Award for Quality (1999); Victoria Chick, Bundesbank Chair, Free University of Berlin, 2000/1; David Pearce OBE (2000); Ken Binmore CBE (2001).
Research Council Recognition
ESRC Research Centre funding for ELSE, CMAFP, CSERGE.
Philippe Aghion Managing Editor Economics of Transition (until 2003); Richard Blundell Co-editor of Econometrica (since 1997); Co-editor Journal of Econometrics (1991-97); Co-editor Contributions to Economic Analysis (1998-); Orazio Attanasio Managing Editor Review of Economic Studies; Assistant editor, Research in Economics; Wendy Carlin Managing Editor Economics of Transition (from 2000); Steve Machin Editor Economic Journal (1998-); Editor, International Journal of Industrial Organisation (1995-97); Costas Meghir Editor Economic Journal (1996-2001); Co-editor of Econometrica (2001-); David Pearce Joint Editor Ecological Economics (to 1998), World Economics (from 1999); Ian Preston Editor, Fiscal Studies (from 1998). Members of the department are on the editorial boards of more than 30 journals. The department has a professionally-managed journals office with a staff of three to provide administrative and secretarial support to staff with editorial responsibilities.
The following were Programme Committee Chairs for major conferences during the period:
Richard Blundell Econometric Society European Meetings, 1996 and 1997; International Institute of Public Finance 1998 Congress in Cordoba, Argentina on "Public Finance, Employment and Labour Markets"; Andrew Chesher EC2 Conference, Dublin 2000; Econometric Society European Meeting (1999); Philippe Jehiel European Economics Association (1997); Costas Meghir, Econometric Society European Meeting (1997). Study Group organisers: Tilman Borgers (co-organizer ESRC Research Seminars in Game Theory) Andrew Chesher (Econometric Study Group Conference, 1987–99); Stephen Smith (co-organiser, Public Economics Working Group); Andrew Newman (focus session organiser, ESSET 2001, Gerzensee).
Scientific Advisory Panels
Philippe Aghion: Member of Executive and Supervisory Committee, CERGE (Prague); Richard Blundell: British Household Panel Study Scientific Advisory Panel; National Centre for Longitudinal Studies National Strategy Committee; British Academy Research Committee; European University Institute Research Committee. National Academy of Science Panel. Andrew Chesher: Chair, ESRC Election Studies Steering Group, ESRC ALCD Working Committee, Vice Chair, ESRC Research Resources Board (1997-2000); member, ESRC Time Use Survey Steering Group, ESRC/RES Research Liaison Committee (to 1988); National Food Survey Committee. Steve Machin: ESRC Postgraduate training guidelines committee. David Pearce: Chair UN ECE working group on economics of transboundary air pollution; Academic Panel, DETR. David Ulph: member of the High Level Economists Group advising the European Commission Joint Research Centre – The Institute for Prospective Technology Studies.
Fellowships of Learned Societies
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