LARS EHLERS AND ADAM MEIROWITZ RECEIVE THE SIXTH SOCIAL CHOICE AND WELFARE PRIZE
A jury composed of Franz Dietrich, Marc Fleurbaey, Christian List, John Roemer (President of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare) and Maurice Salles (chair, President-elect of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare) has chosen to award the sixth Social Choice and Welfare Prize jointly to Lars Ehlers (University of Montréal) and Adam Meirowitz (Princeton University).
The purpose of the Social Choice and Welfare Prize is to honour young scholars of excellent accomplishment in the area of social choice theory and welfare economics. The laureate should be 40 years or less as of January of the year when the International Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare is scheduled to take place. During this meeting, the prize winner(s) will give a one-hour lecture.
PAST LAUREATES :
2008 : TAYFUN SOMNEZ
2006 : JOHN DUGGAN
2004 : FRANCOIS MANIQUET
2002 : MATTHEW JACKSON