Research Highlights

Faculty Awards & Accolades – December 2014

Professor Gino Cattani was recently named senior editor of Organization Science.

In July, Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Engle was awarded a grant for $121,452 from the American International Group Inc. (AIG) for his work on "Scenario Generation for Long-Run Risk Assessment." In March, Professor Engle received a three-year grant for more than $588,000 from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for research on "Macro-Dynamic Modeling and Financial Regulation."

Professor Anindya Ghose received the 2013 Best Paper Award from Information Systems Research for his co-authored research on "An Empirical Examination of the Antecedents and Consequences of Contribution Patterns in Crowd-Funded Markets."

Professors Anindya Ghose and Panos Ipeirotis received the Best Paper Award from Management Science for the best of all papers published in the Information Systems area over the last three years (2011-2013) for their work, "Deriving the Pricing Power of Product Features by Minding Consumer Reviews."

Professor Panos Ipeirotis and Maria Christoforaki, a PhD student at NYU Poly, received the Best Paper Award at the Association for the Advancement for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP 2014).

Professor William Greene's book, Econometric Analysis, was included in Google Scholar's list, published in the journal Nature, of the top 100 most-cited scholarly works of all time across all fields. The book has received more than 48,000 citations.

On November 12, Professor Deepak Hegde and his co-author were awarded the Best Entrepreneurship Research Newcomer Award for their paper on "Unobserved Ability and Entrepreneurship," which was presented at the 2014 G-Forum in Oldenburg, Germany.

Professor Lisa Leslie received a 2014 Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Academy of Management Journal.

Undergraduate College Dean Geeta Menon was honored for her achievements in the field of education at the Indian American Kerala Cultural and Civic Center's annual banquet on November 15. She also served as keynote speaker at the event.

Professor Thomas Philippon has been awarded the 2013 Bernácer Prize, which is given annually to a European economist under the age of 40 who has made outstanding contributions in the fields of macroeconomics and finance. This is the third time in four years that a Stern professor has won the prize (Xavier Gabaix, 2010; Lasse Pedersen, 2011).

Professor Prasanna Tambe has been appointed to the editorial board of the Information Systems Research journal. 

Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh has been appointed foreign editor at The Review of Economic Studies and associate editor at the Journal of Economic Theory.