Crystal Wong Awarded Warren J. and Sylvia J. Samuels Young Scholars prize

Crystal Wong, a participant in the 2011 Summer Institute, is one of the recipients of the 2012 Warren J. and Sylvia J. Samuels Young Scholars prize. The Young Scholars program, started in 2000 as an initiative from Professor Sandra Peart, is designed to support and highlight research by PhD candidates and scholars who have obtained their PhDs within the last two years. Selected participants are given the opportunity to present their work in a special Young Scholars session at the annual HES conference. At the 2012 conference, Crystal presented a paper titled "From the Treatise on Money to the General Theory: John Maynard Keynes's Journey to Abolition of the Doctrine of Forced Saving."

Warren J. Samuels was a distinguished historian of econoimcs who died in 2011. "Warren Samuels: A Personal Reminiscence," by Steven G. Medema, appears in the fall 2012 issue of HOPE. Sylvia was his wife.