Distinguished Fellows

The Award of Distinguished Fellow was instituted in 1965. Past Presidents of the Association and Walker Medalists shall be Distinguished Fellows. Additional Distinguished Fellows may be elected, but not more than four in any one calendar year from economists of high distinction in the United States and Canada. The following economists have received this award:

Richard Thaler presenting certificate to 2014 Distinguished Fellows Gregory Chow (left) and Robert J. Gordon

 

2015 Theodore Bergstrom
  Gary Chamberlain
  Thomas Rothenberg
  Hal Varian
2014 Robert J. Barro
  Gregory C. Chow
  Claudia Goldin
  Robert J. Gordon
  Richard Zeckhauser
2013 Harold Demsetz
  Stanley Fischer
  Jerry Hausman
  Paul Joskow
  Christopher A. Sims
2012 Truman F. Bewley
  Marc L. Nerlove
  Neil Wallace
  Janet L. Yellen
2011 Alan Blinder
  William Brainard
  Robert E. Hall
  Daniel Kahneman
  David Wise
2010 Angus Deaton
  Elhanan Helpman
  David Kreps
  Martin Shubik
2009 Avinash K. Dixit
  Ronald Jones
  Douglass North
  John Pencavel
2008 Erwin Diewert
  Dale Mortensen
  Charles Plott
  Thomas J. Sargent
2007 George A. Akerlof
  Orley C. Ashenfelter
  Lloyd S. Shapley
  Oliver E. Williamson
2006 Donald J. Brown
  Richard A. Easterlin
  Daniel McFadden
  Robert B. Wilson
2005 Stanley L. Engerman
  Martin Feldstein
  Michael Rothschild
  Hugo F. Sonnenschein
2004 William A. Brock
  Peter A. Diamond
  William D. Nordhaus
  George P. Shultz
2003 Irma Adelman
  Jagdish Bhagwati
  Robert E. Lucas
  T.N. Srinivasan
2002 Clive Granger
  Sherwin Rosen
  Arnold Zellner
2001 Rudiger W. Dornbusch
  Dale W. Jorgenson
  Allan H. Meltzer
2000 Jack Hirshleifer
  D. Gale Johnson
  Edmund S. Phelps
1999 David Cass
  John Chipman
  Robert W. Fogel
1998 Arnold C. Harberger
  Alan Heston
  Robert Summers
1997 Martin Bronfenbrenner
  Anne O. Krueger
  Gordon Tullock
1996 Armen A. Alchian
  Robert A. Mundell
1995 Geoffrey H. Moore
  Walter Oi
  Amartya Sen
1994 Zvi Griliches
  John C. Harsanyi
  Kelvin J. Lancaster
1993 Lionel W. McKenzie
  Anna J. Schwartz
1992 Robert Dorfman
  Vernon L. Smith
1991 Irving B. Kravis
  Herbert E. Scarf
1990 Victor R. Fuchs
  Merton H. Miller
1989 Robert Eisner
  Jacob Mincer
  Guy H. Orcutt
1988 Gary S. Becker
  Hendrik S. Houthakker
  Roy Radner
1987 Arthur S. Goldberger
  Alice M. Rivlin
  Thomas C. Schelling
1985 Joseph Pechman
  Paul Rosenstein-Rodan
  Charles L. Schultze
1984 Evsey D. Domar
  Albert O. Hirschman
1983 Gardner Ackley
  Abram Bergson
  James M. Buchanan
1982 Joe S. Bain
  William J. Baumol
  Gerard Debreu
1981 Moses Abramovitz
  Edward F. Denison
  H. Gregg Lewis
1980 Solomon Fabricant
  Charles P. Kindleberger
  Robert M. Solow
1979 Ronald H. Coase
  Margaret G. Reid
1978 Lawrence R. Klein
  Richard A. Musgrave
  William S. Vickrey
1977 Leonid Hurwicz
  Harry G. Johnson
  Simon Kuznets
  Franco Modigliani
1976 Oskar Morgenstern
  Herbert A. Simon
1975 Walter W. Heller
1974 Kenneth J. Arrow
1973 John Kenneth Galbraith
  Tibor Scitovsky
1972 Robert A. Gordon
  Theodore W. Schultz
  Carl S. Shoup
  James Tobin
1971 Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen
  Tjalling C. Koopmans
  Wassily Leontief
1970 William J. Fellner
  William Arthur Lewis
1969 Kenneth E. Boulding
  Alexander Gerschenkron
  Ludwig E. von Mises
1968 Milton Friedman
  Lloyd A. Metzler
1967 Alvin H. Hansen
  Fritz Machlup
  Jacob Marschak
1966 Abba P. Lerner
  Joseph J. Spengler
1965 Edward H. Chamberlin
  Harold Hotelling
  George J. Stigler

 



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