American Economic Association

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Distinguished Fellows

The Award of Distinguished Fellow was instituted in 1965. Past presidents of the Association shall be Distinguished Fellows. Additional Distinguished Fellows may be elected, but not more than three in any one calendar year from economists of high distinction in the United States and Canada. The following economists have received this award:

1965
Edward H.Chamberlin  
1984
Evsey D. Domar 
2000
Jack Hirshleifer
Harold Hotelling 
Albert O. Hirschman 
Edmund S. Phelps
1966
Abba P. Lerner 
1985
Joseph Pechman 
2001
Rudiger W. Dornbusch
1967
Jacob Marschak 
Paul Rosenstein-Rodan 
Allan H. Meltzer
1968
Lloyd A. Metzler 
1987
Arthur S. Goldberger 
2002
Clive Granger
1969
Ludwig E. von Mises 
Thomas C. Schelling 
Arnold Zellner
Alexander Gerschenkron 
1988
Hendrik S. Houthakker 
2003
Irma Adelman
1970
William Arthur Lewis 
Roy Radner 
Jagdish Bhagwati
1971
Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen 
1989
Jacob Mincer 
T.N. Srinivasan
Tjalling C. Koopmans 
Guy H. Orcutt 
2004
William D. Nordhaus
1972
Robert A. Gordon 
1990
Victor R. Fuchs 
George P. Shultz
Carl S. Shoup 
Merton H. Miller 
William A. Brock
1973
Tibor Scitovsky 
1991
Irving B. Kravis 
2005
Stanley L. Engerman
1975
Moses Abramovitz 
Herbert E. Scarf 
Michael Rothschild
1976
Oskar Morgenstern 
1992
Robert Dorfman 
Hugo F. Sonnenschein
Herbert A. Simon 
Vernon L. Smith 
2006
Donald J. Brown
1977
Harry G. Johnson 
1993
Lionel W. McKenzie 
Richard A. Easterlin
Leonid Hurwicz 
Anna J. Schwartz 
Robert B. Wilson
1978
Richard A. Musgrave 
1994
John C. Harsanyi 
2007
Orley C. Ashenfelter
William S. Vickrey 
Kelvin J. Lancaster 
Lloyd S. Shapley
1979
Margaret G. Reid 
1995
Geoffrey H. Moore 
Oliver E. Williamson
Ronald H. Coase 
Walter Oi
2008
Erwin Diewert
1980
Charles P. Kindleberger 
1996
Armen A. Alchian 
Dale Mortensen
Solomon Fabricant 
Robert A. Mundell 
Charles Plott
1981
Edward F. Denison 
1997
Martin Bronfenbrenner 
2009
Ronald Jones
H. Gregg Lewis 
Gordon Tullock 
Douglass North
1982
Joe S. Bain  
1998
Alan Heston 
John Pencavel
Gerard Debreu 
Robert Summers 
1983
Abram Bergson 
1999
David Cass
James M. Buchanan 
John Chipman

 

Distinguished Fellows, 2008
Distinguished Fellows for 2008
L to R: Dale Mortensen, Northwestern University, Erwin Diewert, University of British Columbia, Charles Plott, California Institute of Technology

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