Undergraduate Awards

Awards program

Three prizes are awarded by the Department annually:

  • The Jack and Lewis Greenhut Award: For excellence in economics and promise for graduate studies
  • The Tate Whitman Award in Economics: For analytic clarity, personal integrity, and leadership
  • The George Benston and Richard F. Muth Award: For intellectual curiosity, passion, and skill in economic analysis.


Past Award Winners:

Award Year The Jack and Lewis Greenhut Award The Tate Whitman Award The George Benston and Richard F. Muth Award
2017 Nanyu Chen Tori Herren Shaina Shapera
2016 Yixuan Chen Sarah Paik Xin (Bella) Li
2015 Cindy Xinha Jiang Kimberly Varadi Hal Zeitlin
2014 Leah Shiferaw Zachary Mozenter Runjing Lu
2013 Rebecca Emily Morris Jamie Eve Landman Leah Joy Dodell
2012 Jessica Lydia Moore Mark Gifford Kathryn Sumie Lee
2011 Natee Amornsiripanitch Jacqueline Woo Arundhati Murthy
2010 Benedic Nicholas Ippolito Rebecca Ruby Cameron Matthew G. Rubin
2009 Michael J. Aurelio Shoham Elazar and Alexandra T. Strauss Julia C. Thayne
2008 Suhas Sridharan Diana Zelikovich Veronica Mejia Bustamante
2007 Vanessa Gonzalez Cheryl Tan Frederick Walton Dumas
2006 Robert Wood Allen Lucila Crena
2005 Lei (Lynn) Li and Marc Jacob Remer Koshlan Mayer-Blackwell
2004 Rachel Delara Eisenberg Samuel Michael Hartzmark
2003 Willian Ben Peterman Craig Richard Villari
2002 Jade Sturdy Mahnoosh Sharifi
2001 Kendra Robins Robert (Jack) Casey
2000 Matthew Louis Freedman Neil Pravin Bhutta and Derek Louis Strum