Faculty Awards


  • Howard KunreutherShin Research Excellence Award , 2015




  • David F Babbel, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, 1986-2012
  • Joseph Harrington, President (2012-13) and Vice President (2010-11), Industrial Organization Society, 2012
  • Joseph Harrington, Cátedras de Excelencia (Chair of Excellence), Departamento de Economía, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Sept 2012 - Dec 2012, 2012
  • Jean-François Houde, National Science Foundation (PI) - Grant SES - 1024840, 2012
  • Jean-François Houde, Gates Foundation (with Laura Schechter and Molly Lipscomb), 2012
  • Joseph Harrington, National Science Foundation Grant, 2012-2015
  • Michael Sinkinson, NET Institute Summer Grant, 2012
  • Mark V. Pauly, Victor R, Fuchs Lifetime Achievement Award from ASHEcon, 2012
  • Jean Lemaire, Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012
  • Mark V. Pauly, William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research from the Baxter International Foundation and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration, 2012
  • Mark V. Pauly, University of Pennsylvania Provost's Award for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring, 2011-2012
  • Patricia M. Danzon, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, John M. Eisenberg Excellence in Mentorship Award, 2012
  • Mark V. Pauly,  President of the American Society of Health Economics, 2012
  • Judd B. Kessler, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Donaghue Foundation Pioneer Portfolio Grant Recipient, 2012


  • Katja Seim, "Tough but we'll thank you in five years" MBA Core Teaching Award, 2011
  • Jean Lemaire, Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011
  • Judd B. Kessler, Roger Martin Award for Excellence in Business Economics, Harvard Business School, 2011
  • Olivia S. Mitchell, 25 Most Influential People in 2011 (Investment Advisor Magazine), 2011


  • Joseph Gyourko, Excellence in Teaching Awardee, 2010
  • Katja Seim, Honorable Mention, Dick Wittink Best Paper prize, Quantitative Marketing and Economics, 2010
  • Joseph Harrington, Honorable Mention for the Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund Writing Award for antitrust scholarship, 2010
  • Ann Harrison, World Bank Research Grants, 2010-2012
  • Olivia S. Mitchell, Retirement Income Industry Association Award for Achievement in Applied Retirement Research, 2010
  • Olivia S. Mitchell, Top 50 Women in Wealth, Wealth Management, 2010


  • Ulrich Doraszelski, NFS Grant No. SES-0924380, "Collaborative Research: Measuring the Bias of Technological Change," with Jordi Jaumandreu, 2009-2011
  • Ann Harrison, National Science Foundation Grants, 2009-2012


  • Michael Sinkinson, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship, 2008-2011
  • Ann Harrison, UC Berkeley Committee on Research Grants, 2008
  • Olivia S. Mitchell, Roger F. Murray First Prize - Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance, 2008
  • Olivia S. Mitchell, Carolyn Shaw Bell Award of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession, 2008
  • Jean Lemaire, Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008
  • Jean Lemaire, Wharton Hauck Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Tenured Faculty Member, 2008
  • Jean Lemaire, Elected honorary Chairman of ASTIN, 2008
  • Kent Smetters, Undergraduate Teaching Award, The Wharton School, 2008
  • Ulrich Doraszelski, Clark Fund, Harvard University, 2004 and, 2008


  • Michael Sinkinson, Harvard University Fellowship, 2007-2012
  • Joseph Harrington, ENRE Best Publication Award, INFORMS (Energy, Natural Resources and Environment Section), 2007
  • Mark V. Pauly, John M. Eisenberg Excellence in Mentorship Award from the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, 2007
  • Mark V. Pauly, Distinguished Investigator Award from AcademyHealth, 2007
  • Mark V. Pauly, National Institute of Health Care Management Foundation's Research Award (with M. Kate Bundorf) for "Is Health Insurance Affordable for the Uninsured?" (Journal of Health Economics 2006), 2007
  • Howard Kunreuther, World Economic Forum, Davos, 2007-2013
  • Jean Lemaire, Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007
  • Santosh Anagol, Finalist (top 5), Hamilton Project Policy Innovation Competition, 2007
  • Olivia S. Mitchell, Fidelity Pyramid Research Institute Award, 2007


  • David F Babbel, Critical Review of U.S. Actuarial Profession Advisory Panel, 2005-2006
  • Joseph Harrington, ENCORE Fellow (U. of Amsterdam), 2006
  • Ulrich Doraszelski, NSF Grant No. SES-0617896, "Economic Impacts of Technological Innovations in Product Availability," with Julie Mortimer, 2006-2009
  • Ulrich Doraszelski, NSF Grant No. SES-0615615, "Collaborative Research on Dynamic Antitrust Policy: Predatory and Limit Pricing in a Model of Learning-by-Doing and Organizational Forgetting," with David Besanko, 2006-2008
  • Jean Lemaire, Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006
  • Mark V. Pauly, Spencer Kimball Article Award (with Howard Kunreuther) from the Journal of Insurance Regulation for, 2006


  • Katja Seim, Fletcher Jones Faculty Scholar, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, 2005
  • Joseph Harrington, Fellow of the International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2005
  • Kent Smetters, Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance (“The Q-Group”) Award, 2005
  • Kent Smetters, Smith-Richardson Foundation Research Grant, 2005
  • Judd B. Kessler, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2005-2008
  • Howard Kunreuther, American Association of the Advancement of Science: AAAS Fellow, 2005
  • Olivia S. Mitchell, Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Trans-Coop Program Research Award grant, 2005-2006


  • Jean Lemaire, Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004
  • Kent Smetters, Smith-Richardson Foundation Research Grant, 2004
  • Kent Smetters, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Grant, 2004
  • Todd Sinai, Edwin S. Mills Best Paper Award for the best paper in Real Estate Economics, 2004
  • Ann Harrison, National Science Foundation Grants, 2004-2007
  • Ann Harrison, UC Berkeley Committee on Research Grants, 2004-2006


  • David F Babbel, William G. Whitney Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2003
  • Kent Smetters, National Bureau of Economic Research, RRC Grants, 2003-2007
  • Olivia S. Mitchell, Premio Internazionale Dell'Istituto Nazionale Delle Assicurazioni, INA, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, Italy, ex aqueo Elsa Fornero, 2003
  • Santosh Anagol, Economic Growth Center Prize, Yale University, 2003-2007


  • David F Babbel, Valuation Tools Task Force, American Academy of Actuaries, 1997-2002
  • David F Babbel, Best Published Paper in North American Actuarial Journal, 2002
  • Ulrich Doraszelski, EARIE Young Economists' Essay Award, 2002
  • Kent Smetters, TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson, Certificate of Excellence, 2002


  • Todd Sinai, Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/AREUEA best paper in housing and urban development at the Annual AREUEA Conferences, 2001
  • Jean Lemaire, Elected Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, 2001
  • Neil A Doherty, Miller-Sherrerd MBA Core Teaching Award, 2001
  • Howard Kunreuther, Society for Risk Analysis: Distinguished Achievement Award, 2001
  • Ann Harrison, UC Berkeley Committee on Research Grants, 2001
  • Ann Harrison, Giannini Foundation Grants, 2001-2004


  • Jean Lemaire, Best feature paper award, Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2000
  • Ulrich Doraszelski, Dissertation Research Fellowship, Center for the Study of Industrial Organization, Northwestern University, 2000-2001
  • Kent Smetters, Robert C. Witt Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2000


  • Ulrich Doraszelski, University Fellowship, Northwestern University, 1996-1997
  • Olivia S. Mitchell, Paul A. Samuelson Award for Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security, TIAA-CREF, 1999
  • Ann Harrison, Eugene Lang Junior Faculty Research Fellowship, 1999



  • David F Babbel, Graham and Dodd Award of Excellence, Association for Investment Management and Research, 1997
  • Neil A Doherty, Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award, 1997
  • Jean Lemaire, Clarence Arthur Kulp Memorial Award, American Risk and Insurance Association, 1997



  • Patricia M. Danzon, American Risk and Insurance Association, Award for Outstanding Article, for “Alternative Liability Regimes for Medical Injuries: Evidence from Simulation Analysis," August, 1995
  • Ann Harrison, Chazen Institute Research Grants, 1995-1996





  • Elizabeth E. Bailey, Directors' Choice Award, National Women's Economic Alliance Foundation, 1990
  • Howard Kunreuther, Society for Risk Analysis: Outstanding Service Award, 1990
  • Joseph Harrington, Duncan Black Award for the Best Article in Public Choice, 1990


  • David F Babbel, Best Feature Article, American Risk and Insurance Association, 1989


  • Jean Lemaire, International INA-Lincei Prize, Italian Academy of Sciences, 1988


  • Jean Lemaire, Clarence Arthur Kulp Memorial Award, American Risk and Insurance Association, 1987
  • Ann Harrison, Princeton University Teaching Award, 1987
  • Ann Harrison, Sloan Foundation Fellowship, 1987
  • Patricia M. Danzon, American Association of Risk and Insurance, Award for Outstanding Article, for “Compensation for Occupational Disease: Evaluating the Options,” Journal of Risk and Insurance, June, 1987
  • Patricia M. Danzon, American Risk and Insurance Association, Elizur Wright Award, for Medical Malpractice: Theory, Evidence and Public Policy, June, 1987


  • Jean Lemaire, Ernst Meyer Prize, Geneva Association, 1986


  • W. Bruce Allen, Miller-Sherrerd MBA Core Curriculum Teaching Award, 1984



  • Howard Kunreuther, Western Electric Fund Award, 1980


  • David F Babbel, Beta Gamma Sigma (National Scholastic Honor Society of Business and Administration), 1978



  • David F Babbel, Fulbright Fellow, U.S. Office of Education, 1976-1977


  • David F Babbel, Omicron Delta Epsilon (International Honor Society in Economics), 1973