Veronica Guerrieri, winner of the 14th Edition of the Bernácer Prize
The Committee Members of the 2014 German 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 and Prof. Charles Wyplosz have the pleasure of announcing that:
"The 2014 Bernacer Prize has been awarded to Prof. Veronica Guerrieri (The University of Chicago Booth School of Business) for her influential research contributions regarding the application of search theory to explain the emergence of illiquidity and fire sales in different asset markets."
Veronica Guerrieri (Italy) is the Ronal E. Tarrson Professor at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She received her B.A and Master degrees in Economics from UC Luigi Bocconi, and her Phd (2006) from MIT. In 2013, she was awarded the Carlo Alberto Medal for the best Italian economist under 40. She is a Research Associate of NBER and Associate Editor of The American Economic Review and Theoretical Economics. Her research has often been featured in the economics press.
She has published widely cited papers in leading journals like American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, etc.
Veronica Guerrieri's Webpage: http://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/veronica.guerrieri/