Luba Petersen receives 2021 Young Researcher Award

June 03, 2021

In recognition of her impressive research contribution record, the Canadian Women Economics Committee (CWEC) is awarding associate professor Luba Petersen with the 2021 Young Researcher Award

The CWEC officially announced Petersen as the recipient of this prestigious award during the 55th annual meeting of the Canadian Economics Association (CEA)

According to the CWEC press release, the selection committee was impressed with Petersen's research contributions focused on deriving insights from controlled laboratory experiments for macroeconomics and monetary policy. Her research has been published extensively in publications such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Monetary Economics, Experimental Economics and more. Petersen's work also received considerable attention from policy institutions such as the Bank of Canada, CD Howe Institute; as well as from media outlets.

As an organization committed to supporting the advancement of women in the Canadian economics profession, CWEC awards the Young Researcher Award to a female junior economist in Canada judged by the selection committee to have the best research record.