July 18: Miana Plesca wins Arrow Prize

Posted on Monday, July 18th, 2011

Congratulations Miana! Berkeley Electronic Press announced that Professor Miana Plesca of the University of Guelph is the winner of this year’s Kenneth J. Arrow Prize for Junior Economists for her article “The Impact of Aggregate and Sectoral Fluctuations on Training Decisions,” which was published in The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics and co-authored with Vincenzo Caponi (Ryerson University, IZA & RCEA) and Guelph PhD alumni Professor Burc Kayahan (Acadia University).

Plesca’s work was voted by economics experts from around the world as the best paper published in bepress economics journals in 2010 by a junior scholar. Named for renowned economist and Nobel laureate Kenneth J. Arrow, the Arrow Prizes are awarded annually to recognize outstanding contributions to the field.

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