Dale Mortensen

Dale Mortensen

Longtime faculty member Dale Mortensen passed away on January 9, 2014. He was the Board of Trustees Professor of Economics at Northwestern University's Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. He was the recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics. He won the prize with Peter Diamond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Christopher Pissarides, London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom.  The prize recognized “their analysis of markets with search frictions.” 

Links

Professor Mortensen's Curriculum Vitae

Official Nobel Prize Site

Press Coverage of Nobel Prize


Northwestern Newscenter announcement
Northwestern Celebrates
Award Ceremonies

Conference Honoring Professor Mortensen

Held at Northwestern University on April 15-16, 2011.

The conference was co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Friday, April 15, 2011
9:00-10:00 Robert Shimer (University of Chicago): Competitive Equilibrium in Asset Markets with Adverse Selection
10:30-11:30 Rasmus Lentz (University of Wisconsin): An Equilibrium Model of Wage Dispersion with Sorting
11:45-12:45 Kenneth Burdett (University of Pennsylvania): Tenure and Experience Effects on Wages: A Theory
2:00-3:00 David Easley (Cornell University): Network Formation in the Presence of Contagious Risk
3:30-4:30 John Kennan (University of Wisconsin): Higher Education Subsidies and Human Capital Mobility
4:30-5:30 Ronald Ehrenberg (Cornell University): Diversifying the Faculty across Gender Lines: Do Trustees and Administrators Matter?
Saturday, April 16, 2011
9:00-10:00 Randall Wright (University of Wisconsin): Buyers, Sellers and Middlemen: Variations on Search-Theoretic Theme
10:15-11:30 Panel Discussion: Macroeconomic Policy and Labor Markets: Lessons from Dale Mortensen's Research.
Moderated by Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University)

David Andolfatto (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
Gadi Barlevy (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago)
Lawrence Christiano (Northwestern University)
Robert Hall (Stanford University)
Gianluca Violante (New York University)

11:30-12:30 Guido Menzio (University of Pennsylvania): Social Insurance for Frictional Wage Inequality

Media report on the conference

Obituaries

Northwestern University Official Announcement
Chicago Tribune Obituary
Chicago Sun-Times Obituary
Daily Northwestern Obituary
New York Times Obituary

University Memorial Service

Held on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Alice Millar Chapel on the Evanston Campus
Memorial Service Program
Daily Northwestern memorial service coverage
University memorial service coverage

Speakers:

  • Timothy S. Stevens, Northwestern University chaplain
  • Morton Schapiro, Northwestern University President, and Professor of Economics
  • Robert Coen, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Northwestern University
  • Rasmus Lentz, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Kenneth Burdett, James Joo-Jin Kim Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
  • Guido Menzio, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania
  • Karl Mortensen
  • Robert E. Lucas, John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor
    in Economics and the College, University of Chicago
  • Beverly P. Mortensen
  • B. J. Christensen, Professor of Economics, Aarhus University, Denmark

Announcements

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2014-15 Class Schedules

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Events

Macroeconomics Lunch Seminar
January 8, 201512:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Short Course on Bandit Models
January 12, 201510:00 AM - 12:00 PM

December 15, 2014