John Bates Clark Medal Winners

Awarded biennially from 1947-2009 and annually since 2010, the John Bates Clark Medal honors an American economist under the age of 40 whose scholarship has made a significant contribution to economic knowledge. It is widely considered the most prestigious award bestowed on young American economists.

John Bates Clark Medal Winners

17 Fellows

First Name
Last Name
University
Grant
Award Year
  • First Name: David
    Last Name: Donaldson
    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Grant: Economics, 2013
    Award Year: 2017
  • First Name: Yuliy
    Last Name: Sannikov
    University: Princeton University
    Grant: Economics, 2010
    Award Year: 2016
  • First Name: Roland
    Last Name: Fryer
    University: Harvard University
    Grant: Economics, 2007
    Award Year: 2015
  • First Name: Matthew
    Last Name: Gentzkow
    University: The University of Chicago
    Grant: Economics, 2009
    Award Year: 2014
  • First Name: Raj
    Last Name: Chetty
    University: University of California, Berkeley
    Grant: Economics, 2008
    Award Year: 2013
  • First Name: Amy
    Last Name: Finkelstein
    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Grant: Economics, 2007
    Award Year: 2012
  • First Name: Jonathan
    Last Name: Levin
    University: Stanford University
    Grant: Economics, 2004
    Award Year: 2011
  • First Name: Esther
    Last Name: Duflo
    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Grant: Economics, 2002
    Award Year: 2010
  • First Name: Emmanuel
    Last Name: Saez
    University: University of California, Berkeley
    Grant: Economics, 2003
    Award Year: 2009
  • First Name: Susan
    Last Name: Athey
    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Grant: Economics, 2000
    Award Year: 2007
  • First Name: Steven
    Last Name: Levitt
    University: The University of Chicago
    Grant: Economics, 1999
    Award Year: 2003
  • First Name: Matthew
    Last Name: Rabin
    University: University of California, Berkeley
    Grant: Economics, 1995
    Award Year: 2001
  • First Name: Andrei
    Last Name: Shleifer
    University: Harvard University
    Grant: Economics, 1990
    Award Year: 1999
  • First Name: Kevin
    Last Name: Murphy
    University: The University of Chicago
    Grant: Economics, 1989
    Award Year: 1997
  • First Name: Lawrence
    Last Name: Summers
    University: Harvard University
    Grant: Economics, 1985
    Award Year: 1993
  • First Name: David
    Last Name: Kreps
    University: Stanford University
    Grant: Economics, 1983
    Award Year: 1989
  • First Name: Sanford
    Last Name: Grossman
    University: University of Pennsylvania
    Grant: Economics, 1981
    Award Year: 1987