Ricardo Reis and Silvana Tenreyro are the recipients of the 2021 Yrjö Jahnsson Award

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Congratulations to Ricardo Reis and Silvana Tenreyro, recipients of the 2021 Yrjö Jahnsson Award 

The biennial Yrjö Jahnsson Award was established in 1993 to recognise European economists who have made a contribution in theoretical and applied research that is significant to economics in Europe. This year's recipients are CEPR Fellows Ricardo Reis and Silvana Tenreyro, for their important contributions in the field of macroeconomics. The Yrjö Jahnsson Award Committee stated:

"They have both made important contributions to macroeconomics. This includes work on monetary economics, on inequality and macroeconomic outcomes, on fiscal policy and automatic stabilizers, and currency unions. Their work has had deep impact on macroeconomics and they have each individually also made important contributions to other fields." 

Orazio Attanasio (Chair), Philippe Aghion, Oriana Bandiera, Morten Ravn, Hannu Vartiainen and Jaume Ventura.

Silvana is a Research Fellow at CEPR and Professor of Economics, LSE, and External MPC member, Bank of England. Silvana has made important contributions to monetary economics, macro development, and international economics. You can read a selection of her work below:

Recent Vox Columns:

Open economy challenges: Global currencies and trading networks
04 September 2020

The impacts of agribusiness-led development on farming incomes and profits
14 April 2020

Recent Discussion Papers:

DP14030 Monetary policy for commodity booms and busts
Thomas Drechsel, Michael McLeay, Silvana Tenreyro | September 2019    

DP13993 The Brexit Vote, Productivity Growth and Macroeconomic Adjustments in the United Kingdom
Ben Broadbent, Federico DiPace, Thomas Drechsel, Richard Harrison, Silvana Tenreyro | September 2019

Ricardo is a Research Fellow at CEPR and A.W. Phillips Professor of Economics, LSE. Ricardo's main area of research is macroeconomics, both theoretical and applied. Recent work has focused on quantitative easing and the central bank balance sheet, fiscal automatic stabilizers, the measurement and use of valuation-relevant inflation. You can read a selection of his work below: 

Recent Vox Columns:

Jumpstarting an international currency
21 September 2020

Central bank swap lines
25 September 2018

Recent Discussion Papers:

DP15950 The constraint on public debt when r < g but g < m
Ricardo Reis | March 2021    

DP15624 The People versus the Markets: A Parsimonious Model of Inflation Expectations
Ricardo Reis | January 2021

Read more about the Yrjö Jahnsson Award here