The CME Group - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) Prize In Innovative Quantitative Applications is an award designed to recognize individuals or groups who contribute original concepts and innovation in the use of mathematical, statistical or computational methods for the study of the behavior of markets, and more broadly of economics.
In February 2015, MSRI in conjunction with CME Group awarded the ninth annual CME Group/MSRI Prize in Innovative Quantitative Applications to Jose Scheinkman, Edwin W. Rickert Professor of Economics at Columbia University, Theodore A. Wells ‘29 Professor of Economics (emeritus) at Princeton University and a Research Associate at the NBER.
Previous recipients of the CME Group-MSRI Prize and Medal include:
- (2015) Douglas Diamond, professor of finance at the University of Chicago
- (2014) Jose Scheinkman, professor of economics, Columbia and Princeton Universities
- (2013) Bengt Holmstrom, professor of economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- (2012) Robert Shiller. Nobel Laureate (2013), and professor of economics and finance, Yale University
- (2011) Thomas Sargent, Nobel Laureate (2011), professor of economics and business at New York University
- (2010) Jean Tirole, Toulouse School of Wconomics
- (2009) Sanford Grossman, president and CEO, Quantitative Financial Strategies, Inc.
- (2008) Lars Peter Hansen, Nobel Laureate (2013), and professor of economics and statistics, University of Chicago
- (2007) David M. Kreps, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Faculty Director of the MBA Program, and Theodore J. Kreps Professor of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business;
- (2006) Stephen A. Ross, Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics, MIT Sloan School of Management.