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GC Economics Student Wins NBER Fellowship

Alice Zulkarnain, a student in the GC’s Ph.D. Program in Economics, won the National Bureau of Economic Research’s (NBER) Pre-doctoral Fellowship for the 2014–15 academic year for her dissertation proposal: "The  Effects  of  the  Dutch  Delayed  Retirement  Credit (Doorwerkbonus)." The award was granted to three other students: Itzik Fadlon (Harvard), Peter Ganong (Harvard), and Jeff Sorensen (UC Berkeley). NBER will provide winners with a $25,000 stipend as well as tuition payment of up to $12,000. Zulkarnain will be invited to the NBER Summer Institute to meet on issues of labor studies and aging. The meetings will be hosted in Cambridge, MA, beginning July 25.

Submitted on: FEB 10, 2014

Category: Economics, General GC News