Stijn van Nieuwerburgh, winner of the 15th edition of the Bernácer Prize
The Committee Members of the 2015 Bernacer Prize Dr. Vitor Constancio (Chair) ; Prof. Juan J. Dolado (Secretary); Prof. Francesco Giavazzi; Prof. Jordi Galí; Prof. Evi Pappa; Prof. Edward C. Prescott; Dr. José Viñals; Prof. Charles Wyplosz] have the pleasure of announcing that:
“The 2015 Bernacer Prize has been awarded to Prof. Stijn van Nieuwerburgh (NYU Stern School of Business) for his influential research on the transmission of shocks in the housing market on the macro-economy and the prices of financial assets.”
Stijn van Nieuwerburgh (Belgium) is Professor of Finance at NYU Stern. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University and his Bachelor's degree at the University of Ghent in Belgium. His research lies in the intersection of macroeconomics, asset pricing, and housing. He is Director of the Center for Real Estate Finance Research, Member of the Board of Directors American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, and Editor of the Review of Financial Studies. He is also a Research Fellow at NBER and CEPR.
His research has often been featured in the media. He has published highly cited papers in leading journals like American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Finance, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, etc.
The award ceremony took place in Madrid on December 16th, 2016.
Stijn van Nieuwerburgh's Webpage: http://people.stern.nyu.edu/svnieuwe/