2012 Student AwardsEconomics

Graduate Awards

William P. Snavely Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies in Economics

William P. Snavely was the first Chairman of the Economics Department, serving in that capacity from 1973 to 1981. In his honor, the Department presents the Snavely Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies in Economics to our most outstanding PhD student graduating each academic year.

  • Christopher Martin
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Israel M. Kirzner Award for Outstanding Dissertation in Austrian Economics

The Israel M. Kirzner Award was established in 2002 to honor the contributions to Austrian economics made by Professor Israel Kirzner during his illustrious research and teaching career. Each academic year, this award is given to a graduating student in recognition of their outstanding dissertation in Austrian economics.

  • William Luther
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Undergraduate Awards

James Buchanan Essay Awards

  • Ashley Post
  • Michael Riley
  • Joseph Ward
  • Rongrong Zhang
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F.A. Hayek Essay Awards

  • Christopher Sheeky
  • Youyou Zhang
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Vernon Smith Essay Awards

  • Janie-Lynn Kang
  • Qingyun Zeng
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Howard R. Bloch Memorial Award

Awarded to the student graduating with the highest GPA in the economics program.

  • Kayla Andraite
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Outstanding Academic Achievement in Economics

  • Melinda Allison
  • Charissa Bowar
  • Gavin Brown
  • Amy Crockett
  • Nathan Crowley
  • Lee Duff-Ledbetter
  • Peixum Fang
  • Ian Flanders
  • Yang Gao
  • Stephanie Helmick
  • Robert Hopkins
  • Chun Hu
  • Brian Kaniwski
  • Yanyan Li
  • Yuxin Lui
  • Nao Ma
  • Tim McClure
  • Marshall McEwan
  • Caralynn Reddig
  • Zebulen Riley
  • Brian Rooney
  • Kevin Schmitt
  • Ayn Smith
  • Paola Suarez
  • Yijia Tang
  • Kribuel Tsehai
  • Elif Uncu
  • Haoxioa Yu
  • Gaofan Zhang
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