Milken Institute recognizes Turner
Sarah E. Turner, assistant professor of education
and economics, is among eight scholars to win
the 2002 Milken Institute Award for Distinguished Economic Research.
award was established in 2000 to honor the best economics research
in the academic, business and public policy communities. Turners
paper, Trade in University Training: Cross-State Variation
in the Production and Use of College-Educated Labor, studies
the relationship between institutes of higher education and an
areas stock of skilled workers.
shares the $2,000 prize with three colleagues at the University
of Michigan, John Bound, professor of economics, and graduate
students Jeffrey Groen and Gabor Kezdi.
Los Angeles-based Milken Institute recognizes original, substantive
research in capital markets, regional economics, demographics,
global economics, labor markets and human capital.