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SENIOR AWARDS IN ECONOMICS

For a list of 2020 senior economics honors recipients click here.  

In addition to honors in economics, the department also awards the following prizes annually. For a list of the 2020 prize winners, check out this link. Click here for a list of previous prize winners.


CHRISTIAN A. JOHNSON PRIZE IN ECONOMICS

Established in 1998 by the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation. Awarded to the student graduating with the highest grade point average in economics.


D. K. SMITH ECONOMICS PRIZE

Established in 2007 by his family and friends in memory of Professor D.K. Smith. Awarded to a student who writes the best senior thesis in the Economics Department.


F. C. DIRKS PRIZE IN ECONOMICS

Established in 1985 by friends wishing to honor the internationally distinguished accomplishments of Dr. Frederick C. Dirks ’30 (retired former senior advisor with the International Monetary Fund) on the occasion of his 55th Reunion.  This prize is awarded each year to a senior who, through academic achievement and activities pursued at Middlebury, has demonstrated high promise for leadership and success in economics and public service.


HARRY M. FIFE MEMORIAL PRIZE

Established in 1950 in memory of Harry M. Fife, professor of economics, 1925-1950. Awarded to the senior who combines excellence in economics with contributions to the spirit of Middlebury through participation in extracurricular activities.

Department of Economics

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