16 Mar 2016
Recognition received for significant contribution to economics
A London Business School Professor of Economics has been awarded the 2016 Birgit Grodal Award by the European Economic Association (EEA) Council.
Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School, has been awarded the 2016 Birgit Grodal Award in recognition of her contribution to the economics profession.
Professor Reichlin says: “I am honoured [to receive the award] and I hope that this prize will encourage more women to do research in economics. We need them!”
Professor Reichlin received her nomination for the award from EEA members, and was then shortlisted by the EEA Award Committee. All nominations were assessed by leading economists, before a unanimous decision was made by the EEA Council.
The award will be presented during the annual EEA-ESEM Congress, which this year will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, 22-26 August 2016.
The Birgit Grodal Award has recognised the work of European-based female economists since 2012.
Professor Reichlin is a leading scholar in econometric methods and empirical macroeconomics. She has developed influential methods for applied time series analysis. These methods have become important tools for academic research on macroeconomic modelling, as well as for policy makers and market practitioners.