Dissertation in Labor Economics
The prize is awarded every two years for the Princeton Ph.D. dissertation, completed within the last six years, judged to have made the greatest contribution to labor economics. The prize commemorates Al Rees's great contributions to labor economics at Princeton as a scholar, teacher, mentor, colleague, and friend.
The prize carries an honorarium and a commemorative plaque.
An essay on Albert Rees and the "Chicago School of Economics" by Orley Ashenfelter and John Pencavel