LEO co-founder and professor of economics, Bill Evans, is the recipient of the University of Notre Dame Research Achievement Award for 2023. This award honors a distinguished faculty member who has made significant contributions to scholarship in his or her discipline and to the research and graduate education goals of the University. As stated in the award citation, Bill "has made significant contributions to the field of economics, particularly in the areas of labor, education, public finance, and health economics. He has advanced our understanding of a wide range of issues central to our everyday lives, including educational attainment, improved labor market outcomes, reduced health disparities, and the impact of policy. In addition to his prolific research, his citation count places him in the top 1% of living economists."
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