Awards

  • Bicentennial Medal, from Williams College to members of the community for “outstanding achievement in any field of endeavor,” 2015.
  • “1000 Most Influential Londoners”, in the Evening Standard, 2014.
  • Generation Next, named as one of the 25 leading economists under 45 who are “shaping how we think about the global economy,” in Finance & Development: 2014.
  • Excellence in Teaching Award: Sloan School of Management at MIT, 2009-10.
  • Teacher of the Year Award: Sloan School of Management at MIT, 2008-2009.
  • Michael Brennan Award: Runner up for best paper published in the Review of Financial Studies (joint with Mihir Desai and C. Fritz Foley), 2009.
  • Jamieson Prize for History of Excellence in Teaching at MIT: awarded in 2008.
  • Excellence in Teaching Award: Sloan School of Management at MIT, 2006-07.
  • Named a “Young Global Leader” at World Economic Forum at Davos, 2005-present.
  • Excellence in Teaching Award: Sloan School of Management at MIT, 2005-06.
  • Named 1 of 100 “Global Leaders for Tomorrow” at World Economic Forum at Davos, 2003-4.
  • Teacher of the Year Award: Sloan School of Management at MIT, 2000-2001.
  • Milken Prize: Distinguished economic research, 2000.
  • Solow Prize: Excellence in research and teaching at MIT, 1998.
  • David Wells Prize in Economics: Best economics thesis at Williams College, 1992.
  • Captain of New England Championship Tennis Team: Williams College, 1992.
  • Most Valuable Player of nationally-ranked (top-ten) Squash Team: Williams College, 1992.
  • Phi Beta Kappa: First election at Williams College, 1991.
  • Volvo-Academic All-American: In tennis, 1991 and 1992.
  • Presidential Scholar: 1988.
  • National Merit Scholar: 1988.