Economics professor Ramon Marimon has accepted the office of president of the Society of Economic Dynamics; the first European to take up the position.
The Swiss Chair Professor in Federalism and Democracy will spend the academic year at the celebrated US institution.
Giovanni Federico has been nominated president-elect of the European Historical Economics Society. He will take up the office in 2013.
Professor Pepper D Culpepper from the EUI’s Department of Political and Social Sciences has been awarded the 2012 Stein Rokkan Prize in Comparative Social Science Research, for his 2011 work ‘Quiet Politics and Business Power: Corporate Control in Europe and Japan’.