Former UCLA economics PhD student Jingyi Huang has been awarded the Allan Nevins Prize for the best dissertation in U.S. economic history from the Economic History Association. This prize is a notable recognition of Huang’s work and puts her on the path of major contribution to the field for years to come.
After completion of her PhD in economics at UCLA in 2021, Jingyi Huang was a postdoc at Harvard for the 2021-2022 school year and is now an assistant professor at Brandeis University.
More information about the Economics History Association can be found here.
Previous winners of the award can be found here.