Stole named Presidential Faculty FellowPresident Clinton has named Lars Stole, Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Business, a 1994 Presidential Faculty Fellow for his work in economics.
Stole is one of 30 recipients of the award, which recognizes young faculty members who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. The award, which includes a grant from the National Science Foundation, is intended to allow a Fellow to undertake self-designed research and teaching projects, to establish research and teaching programs and to pursue other academic activities.
Stole's research focuses on developing the economics of incentives, including price discrimination, nonmonetary trade and the construction of optimal contracts and organizational designs. His recent teaching activities have included creating and teaching a short course on economics for government officials and enterprise managers in Prague and Bratislava.
Stole joined the University faculty in 1991 after receiving his Ph.D. from MIT. He was an Olin Fellow at Harvard Law School from 1988 to 1989. He received his M.S. in 1986 from the London School of Economics.