The 2016 Edgar de PicciottO International Prize
2008 Nobel Prize in Economics
Distinguished Professor of Economics at City University of New York (CUNY), Paul Krugman studies a wide range of economic issues including income distribution, taxation, macroeconomics and international economics. In 2008, he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
The 2014 Edgar de Picciotto International Prize
2008 Pulitzer Prize
Saul Friedländer is a world-renowned historian. He received his PhD from the Graduate Institute and has taught at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University. Since 1988, he has been Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In addition, he has been honoured with a number of awards, including the Pulitzer Prize in 2008, for his work “The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939–1945”.
The 2012 Edgar de Picciotto International Prize
1998 Nobel Prize in Economics
Nobel Memorial Prize Laureate in Economic Sciences 1998 and Professor at Harvard University, Amartya Sen is the author of numerous books, which have been translated into more than 30 languages. His work has focused most notably on the causes of famine, inequality and poverty. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) human development index was developed in part based on his research.