Named a Young Global Leader 2008 by the World Economic Forum. The honor, bestowed annually, recognizes leaders in business, government, academia, and the media—below the age of 41—for their professional accomplishments, their commitment to society, and their potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world.
Received the 2007-2008 Excellence in Refereeing Award from the American Economic Review.
Phi Beta Kappa, 2008.
Laura Phillips Sawyer:
Received the December 2008 Henry Belin du Pont Research Grant from the Hagley Museum and Library.
Matthew C. Weinzierl:
Review of Economic Studies Tour, 2008. Presented the paper "The Surprising Power of Age-Dependent Taxes,” published in the Review in October, 2011.