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2011 CME Group-MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications September 26, 2011 All Day
Location: CME Group Headquarters, 20 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago
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The 6th annual CME Group-MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications will be awarded to THOMAS J. SARGENT, Professor of Economics, New York University, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford, California, on Monday, September 26 at the CME Group World Headquarters, in Chicago. By invitation only.

[We are pleased to note that on October 10, 2011, Thomas Sargent together with Christopher Sims was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics.]

Prior to the CME Group-MSRI Prize award ceremony, a seminar on "Sovereign Debt" will be held from 2-4pm with moderator José A. Scheinkman, Theodore A. Wells ‘29 Professor of Economics at Princeton University. The panelists includeNarayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; Guillermo Calvo, Professor of Economics, International and Public Affairs, and Director of the Program in Economic Policy Management (PEPM), Columbia University; and José Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF). Video of the panel is available at (rigt click on the link to download it) :
http://videodl.msri.org/CME/cme2011.mov


The annual CME Group-MSRI Prize will be awarded to an individual or a group, to recognize originality and innovation in the use of mathematical, statistical or computational methods for the study of the behavior of markets, and more broadly of economics.

 

 

Previous recipients of the CME Group-MSRI Prize and Medal:
2010: Jean Tirole, Scientific Director of Industrial Economics Institute (IDEI) and Member of the Toulouse School of Economics
2009: Sanford J. Grossman, Chairman and CEO, Quantitative Financial Strategies, Inc.
2008: Lars Peter Hansen, Homer J. Livingston Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Economics and Statistics at the University of Chicago
2007: David M. Kreps, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business
2006: Stephen A. Ross, Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics, MIT Sloan School of Management

2011 CME Group-MSRI Prize Selection Committee:
David M. Kreps, Prize Committee Chair, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and 2007 recipient of the CME-MSRI Prize
Robert Bryant, Director, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Darrell Duffie, Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Sanford J. Grossman, Chairman and CEO, Quantitative Financial Strategies, Inc. and 2009 recipient of the CME-MSRI Prize
Lars Peter Hansen, David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Economics and Statistics at the University of Chicago and 2008 recipient of the CME-MSRI Prize
Leo Melamed, Chairman Emeritus, CME Group
José A. Scheinkman, Theodore A. Wells ’29 Professor of Economics, Princeton University, Department of Economics
Myron Scholes, Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Nancy L. Stokey, Frederick Henry Prince Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, University of Chicago


Medal awarded to the winner of the CME Group-MSRI Prize


For more information about the CME Group's Center for Innovation, please visit: CFI

 


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