Nemmers Prizes

The biennial Nemmers Prizes were established in 1994 to recognize work of lasting significance in the disciplines of economics and mathematics. The music prize was added in 2004.

News and Announcements

2014 Nemmers Recipients Announced

Jean Tirole, chairman of the executive committee of the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST) has been named the recipient of the 2014 Nemmers Prize in Economics.  More »

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor for London’s Philharmonia Orchestra, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Nemmers Prize in Music Composition. More »

Nemmers Recipient Lars Peter Hansen Named Nobel Laureate

Lars Peter Hansen, recipient of the 2006 Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics was recently named a Nobel Laureate.  He is the sixth Nemmers recipient subsequently to be awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.  More>

Upcoming nomination deadlines

The nomination deadline for the 2014 Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics and the 2014 Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize in Mathematics has passed.  Nominations for the 2016 Prizes will be accepted through December 1, 2015.

For the 2016 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition, nominations will be accepted from October 1, 2015 through February 1, 2016.