Research Fellow Professor Gabriel Zucman wins Best Young Economist Award 2018
Professor Gabriel Zucman has won the Best Young Economist Award 2018. He is Assistant Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley. His research focuses on global wealth, inequalities and tax havens. Professor Zucman is a CEPR Research Fellow in the Public Economics Programme Area.
Professor Zucman is the 19th winner of the prize, created jointly by Le Monde and the Circle of Economists to recognise young economists under the age of 41 who make notable contributions to academic research and to economic and public policy.
Further, David Hémous, CEPR Research Affiliate in the Macroeconomics and Growth Programme Area, was one of three runners up for the prize. He is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Zurich and an Affiliated Professor at the UBS Center.
More information can be found here (Le Monde, French language).