CEPR Research Fellows L. Rachel Ngai and Barbara Petrongolo win the AEJ Macroeconomics Best Paper award

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

CEPR Research Fellows L. Rachel Ngai and Barbara Petrongolo have won the AEJ Macroeconomics Best Paper award, for their paper titled Gender Gaps and the Rise of the Service Economy.

The annual American Economic Journal (AEJ) Best Paper Award highlights the best paper published in each of the American Economic Journals: Applied Economics, Economic Policy, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics over the last three years. Nominations are provided by AEA members, and winners are selected by the journals' editors, co-editors, and boards of editors. 

Rachel Ngai is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a member of Centre for Macroeconomics. She is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

Barbara Petrongolo is Professor of Economics at Queen Mary University and Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance of the London School of Economics. She is the Programme Director of CEPR's Labour Economics Programme.

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