Prof. Hashem Pesaran awarded Honorary Doctorate at Maastricht University

Prof. Hashem Pesaran, Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California and Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Cambridge, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Maastricht University during the university’s 37th Dies Natalis celebration for his “outstanding academic achievements” and “inspiring contribution” to many of the research studies carried out at the University’s School of Business and Economics.

Prof. Franz Palm, who nominated Prof. Pesaran on behalf of the School of Business and Economics, praised his colleague as an academic role model in many respects. “Hashem takes great pleasure in speaking at conferences and interacting with colleagues, in particular with young scholars, offering them pertinent and helpful comments on their work.”

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