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Barbara Petrongolo wins the AEJ Best Paper Award


Barbara Petrongolo has won the 2018 Best Paper Award from the American Economic Journal (AEJ) in the category: Macroeconomics. The AEJ is published by the American Economic Association (AEA). Each year the AEA selects the best papers from the previous year in four categories: Applied Economics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Economic Policy. Prof. Petrongolo's paper, titled “Gender Gaps and the Rise of the Service Economy” and co-authored with L. Rachel Ngai (London School of Economics), investigates the role of the rise in services in the narrowing of gender gaps in hours and wages in recent decades.

Congratulations to Barbara!




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