Department of Economics
May 22, 2017

Guido Imbens, 1991 Brown Ph.D. recipient, is 2016 – 17 Horace Mann Medal winner


Brown University bestows the Horace Mann Medal each year to a Brown Graduate School alumnus or alumna who has made important contributions in his or her field.

Guido ImbensImbens earned his Ph.D. in Economics at Brown in 1991 and went on to teach at Harvard, UCLA, and UC Berkeley before moving to Stanford University, where he currently teaches at the Graduate School of Business. He is recognized for research on methods for drawing causal inferences in observational studies which have raised the quality of research in economics, statistics, and biomedical sciences, influencing how clinical trials are analyzed, among other applications. The award will be bestowed at the graduate school doctoral ceremony on May 28.