John von Neumann Award

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John von Neumann Award
Awarded forInfluential contributions to research in exact social sciences, effect on research directions of the College.
Country Hungary, Budapest
Presented by Rajk László College for Advanced Studies
First awarded1995
Website rajk.eu

The John von Neumann Award, named after John von Neumann is given annually by the Rajk László College for Advanced Studies (Budapest, Hungary), to an outstanding scholar in the exact social sciences, whose works have had substantial influence over a long period of time on the studies and intellectual activity of the students of the college. The award was established in 1994 and is given annually. In 2013, separately from the annual prize, Kenneth J. Arrow was given the Honorary John von Neumann Award.

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This award differentiates itself from other scientific awards on the basis that it is given by students of economics and various social science, decided after a long deliberation process. The students select the nominees and vote for the prize-winner in the Assembly of the College after a review and debate regarding the pre-selected names.

Recipients

Source: Rajk László College of Advanced Studies

YearRecipientInstitutionNationality
1995 John Harsanyi UC Berkeley Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1996 Hal Varian University of Michigan Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1997 János Kornai Harvard University; Collegium Budapest Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
1998 Jean Tirole Toulouse School of Economics Flag of France.svg  France
1999 Oliver E. Williamson [1] UC Berkeley Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2001 Avinash K. Dixit Princeton University Flag of India.svg  India; Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2002 Jon Elster Columbia University Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
2003 Maurice Obstfeld [2] UC Berkeley Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2004 Gary Becker University of Chicago Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2005 Glenn Loury [3] Brown University Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2006 Matthew Rabin [4] UC Berkeley Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2007 Daron Acemoglu [5] MIT Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey; Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2008 Kevin M. Murphy University of Chicago Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2009 Philippe Aghion [6] Harvard University Flag of France.svg  France
2010 Tim Besley [7] London School of Economics Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
2011 Joshua Angrist MIT Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2012 Olivier Blanchard MIT Flag of France.svg  France
2013 Esther Duflo [8] MIT Flag of France.svg  France; Flag of the United States.svg  United States
20131 Kenneth J. Arrow Stanford University Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2014 Emmanuel Saez [9] UC Berkeley Flag of France.svg  France; Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2015 Matthew O. Jackson Stanford University Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2016 Alvin E. Roth Stanford University Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2017 Richard H. Thaler University of Chicago Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2018 Dani Rodrik Harvard University Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey; Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2019 Susan Athey Stanford University Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2020 Mariana Mazzucato University College London Flag of Italy.svg  Italy; Flag of the United States.svg  United States

1 Received honorary prize.

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