2013 IZA Prize awarded to Daniel Hamermesh

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Daniel S. Hamermesh (University of Texas at Austin and Royal Holloway, University of London) is the 2013 winner of the IZA Prize in Labor Economics. He received the prestigious award, worth 50,000 euros, in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the analysis of labor demand during an award ceremony in Washington, DC, on November 18.

According to the Prize Committee, "Hamermesh's research is characterized by a focus on thought-provoking questions, a high level of creativity, and careful combination of theoretical and empirical methods. He has shaped the way other scholars, as well as policy makers, think about some of the key issues in labor economics."

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