April 23, 2010

The John Bates Clark Medal is one of the most prestigious awards a young economist can win (some would say second only to the Nobel).   And in fact, it has a reputation as a "Baby Nobel" because of how many awardees have gone on to win that prize as well. In this post from the Wall Street Journal Real Time Economics blog, Justin Lahart shares his picks.  IPA Research Affiliates Esther Duflo and Sendhil Mullainathan both make the short list!  The award will be announced today, so stay tuned...