The MacArthur Foundation has named Economics Professor Jesse Shapiro one of the 25 MacArthur Fellows , also known as the 'Genius Grant', for 2021. He was selected for his bold approach to advancing understanding of major societal problems and for his diverse range of research interests. Jesse won $625,000 in no-strings-attached funds to advance his innovative research using data to understand and confront complex social issues.
More information about this great achievement can be found here. Congratulations Jesse!