John Moore wins Senior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance

MacCaLM PI, John Moore, has been awarded the 2020 Senior Prize in Monetary Economics and Finance from the Banque De France and Toulouse School of Economics.

You can view the wonderful speech by the Governor of the Banque De France here.

During the virtual ceremony on 17 May, François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Banque de France, paid tribute to John Moore’s substantial academic achievements, importance to modern economics, and his significant contribution to policy and banking decisions around the world.

John Moore said he was deeply honoured to have received the award.

The Senior Prize is awarded every two years. The previous winners are Bengt Holmström (MIT, 2012), Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton, 2014), Olivier Blanchard (MIT, 2016) and Michael Woodford (Columbia, 2018).

Together with MacCaLM Co-Investigator, Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, John Moore previously won the 1999 Yrjö Jahnsson Award from the European Economic Association and the 2010 Stephen A. Ross Prize in Financial Economics. Together with Ben Bernanke, Mark Gertler and Nobuhiro Kiyotaki, John Moore won the 2020 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award.

John Moore was elected President of the Econometric Society in 2010 and was President of the Royal Economic Society 2015-16. He was elected fellow of the British Academy in 1999 and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2003. He was awarded a CBE in 2017.

John Moore joined the University of Edinburgh in 2000, appointed to the George Watson’s and Daniel Stewart’s Chair of Political Economy. In 2018, he was appointed David Hume University Chair of Economics. From 1990 to 2018, he also held the position of Professor of Economic Theory at the London School of Economics, where in 2018 he was appointed School Professor.