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Nicolas Caramp wins Central Bank of Argentina's 2017 Dissertation Award

Prebisch Award recognizes Professor Caramp's MIT thesis "Macroeconomics and Financial Fragility"

Nicolas Caramp, Assistant Professor of Economics, is the winner of this year's Dr. Raúl Prebisch Annual Dissertation Award for Economic Research. The Prebisch Award is conferred by the Central Bank of Argentina for the best PhD dissertation on monetary, banking, exchange rate, or financial issues written by an Argentine graduate. The award recognizes Professor Caramp’s MIT doctoral thesis Macroeconomics and Financial Fragility.

Professor Caramp's primary areas of specialization are macroeconomics, finance, and international economics. His current research explores how information asymmetries in financial markets may have created the conditions that led to the Great Recession. He also works on understanding the channels through which monetary policy affects the economy.