The Society of Labor Economists awards its H. Gregg Lewis prize every two years to the best article in the Journal of Labor Economics over a two year period.
This year's co-winner is UM economics graduate student Bill Lincoln, for his paper (co-authored with William Kerr) entitled "The Supply Side of Innovation: H-1B Visa Reforms and U.S. Ethnic Innovation."
Want to know more? You can read the statement of the prize committee, the published (gated) version of the paper and/or an ungated version of the paper.
Hat tips: Maggie Newman and Martha Bailey
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