Ernst R. Berndt PhD’72 Receives 2020 Shiskin Award
Ernst R. (Ernie) Berndt PhD’72, Louis E. Seley Professor in Applied Economics, Emeritus, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Alfred P. Sloan School of Management, has been selected to receive the 2020 Julius Shiskin Memorial Award for Economic Statistics. The award recognizes unusually original and important contributions to the development of economic statistics or to their use in interpreting the economy. Professor Berndt is recognized for conducting original and influential economic research on the measurement of multifactor productivity and quality-adjusted price change and for his leadership of key groups both within and with linkages to the U.S. economic statistics community. Berndt becomes the 48th recipient of the award. The award is sponsored by the Business and Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association, the National Association for Business Economics, and the Washington Statistical Society.