Department of Economics
March 18, 2020

Peter Howitt, Professor Emeritus, awarded BBVA Economics Prize.


The BBVA Foundation recognizes Philippe Aghion and Peter Howitt, Professor Emeritus, Brown Economics for developing an economic growth theory based on the innovation that emerges from the process of creative destruction.

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Economics, Finance and Management has gone in this twelfth edition to Philippe Aghion and Peter Howitt “for fundamental contributions to the study of innovation, technical change, and competition policy,” in the words of the award citation.

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Congratulations Peter!