Pollak named American Economic Association Distinguished Fellow

Robert Pollak

The American Economic Association (AEA) elected Robert A. Pollak, the Hernreich Distinguished Professor of Economics at Olin Business School and in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, a 2017 Distinguished Fellow.

The fellow awards recognize the lifetime research contributions of distinguished economists; Pollak will accept the honor during an AEA meeting in January 2018 in Philadelphia.

Pollak’s research interests include environmental policy, demography and the economics of families. His advances in cost-of-living index theory are standard references in the field.

To learn more about Pollak and the the AEA, visit the AEA site.


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