Anne Case, the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Emeritus, was named a 2021 Distinguished Fellow by the American Economic Association (AEA). The AEA Nominating Committee and voting members of the Executive Committee select up to four distinguished fellows each year, and the award recognizes the lifetime research contributions of distinguished economists.
In addition, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Case the 14th Matilda White Riley Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors, which she will receive on May 5. The award is given annually to an individual whose research has contributed to behavioral and social scientific knowledge and the application of such knowledge relevant to the mission of the National Institutes of Health and Dr. White Riley’s vision. The meeting will be held virtually and the webcast is open to the public. Register for the event.
Case has written extensively on health over the life course. She has been awarded the Kenneth J. Arrow Prize in Health Economics from the International Health Economics Association for her work on the links between economic status and health status in childhood, and the Cozzarelli Prize from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences for her research on midlife morbidity and mortality. She currently serves on the Committee on National Statistics and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.