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.” 


Professor Mortensen's Home Page
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.

Media report on the conference


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


  • 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


Dale Mortensen

2014-15 Class Schedules

Summer Session 2015

PhD Job Market Candidates


Economics 501: Graduate Student Seminar
November 24, 201411:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Workshop in Macroeconomics
November 24, 201412:00 PM - 1:30 PM

February 10, 2014