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  Michael Olabisi was offered a place at the next Advanced Graduate Workshop on Globalization, Poverty and Development. For more on the workshop:  http://policydialogue.org/programs/education/
 advanced_graduate_workshops/   The Initiative for Policy Dialogue and its partners will be providing travel to Bangalore India, as well as housing and sustenance for the duration of the workshop (January 7 - 18, 2013).
  Marek Zapletal and Bo Zhao, both PhD students in our program, have received 2012 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship in the amount of $20,000 each. Marek is receiving this fellowship for his work on "The Impact of Occupational Licensing Regulation on Entrepreneurship." Bo's dissertation is on "The Effects of State Innovation Programs on Entrepreneurial Firms: Three Essays" Fellows will be officially recognized at a reception at the upcoming Allied Social Science Association/American Economic Association annual meetings in Chicago, Illinois, January 6-9, 2012.
  Martin Zimmerman- was elected to the position of Vice Chairman of the National Bureau of Economic Research. The term is for three years.
  Kyle Handley - a new assistant professor joining in Summer 2012, is one of the winners of the WTO Essay Award for Young Economists 2011. See the complete article
 
 His paper "Trade and Investment under Policy Uncertainty: Theory and Firm Evidence" (with Nuno Limao) also won the Jacquemin Chair Prize for Best Paper on Heterogeneous Firms and Trade Policy.
   
  In Memoriam: Professor Katherine Terrell