Nicolas P. Retsinas: Awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Public Service from Rhode Island College in 2008.
Benjamin C. Esty: Won the 2007–2008 Greenhill Award for Outstanding Faculty Service in recognition of the work done to create the General Management Program (GMP) as well as teaching and scholarship.
Carliss Y. Baldwin: Winner of the 2007 University of Vienna Best Paper Award for "How User Innovations Become Commercial Products: A Theoretical Investigation and a Case Study" with Christoph Hienerth and Eric von Hippel (Research Policy, 2006).
Lauren H. Cohen: Won the 2007 Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize for the Best Paper in the Journal of Finance for his paper with Karl Diether and Christopher Malloy, “Supply and Demand Shifts in the Shorting Market” (October 2007).
Lauren H. Cohen: Won the 2007 Society of Quantitative Analysts Award for Best Paper in Quantitative Investments from the Western Finance Association for the paper with Breno Schmidt, “Attracting Flows by Attracting Big Clients” (Journal of Finance, October 2009).
Lauren H. Cohen: Won the 2007 Barclays Global Investors Best Paper Prize, Asset Allocation Symposium, European Finance Association, for the paper with Andrea Frazzini and Christopher Malloy, “The Small World of Investing: Board Connections and Mutual Fund Returns” (Journal of Political Economy, October 2008).
Mihir A. Desai: Winner of the Second Place 2007 Jensen Prize presented by Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations for his paper with Alexander Dyck and Luigi Zingales, "Theft and Taxes" (June 2007).
Josh Lerner: Received Honorable Mention for the City of Venice Award for Intellectual Property in 2007.
Christopher J. Malloy: Won the 2007 Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize for the Best Paper in the Journal of Finance for his paper with Lauren Cohen and Karl B. Diether, "Supply and Demand Shifts in the Shorting Market" (October 2007).
Arthur I. Segel: Honored as 2007 Man of the Year by the 21st Century Fund, a foundation in Brookline Massachusetts that supports new initiatives in public education.