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Profs. Lorenzo Caliendo and Florian Ederer Win Annual Teaching Awards

Caliendo won the award for teaching in the MBA core curriculum, and Ederer was honored for elective teaching.

Lorenzo Caliendo, Won Park Hahn Professor of Global Affairs and Management and professor of economics, and Florian Ederer, associate professor of economics, are the winners of Yale SOM’s 2022-23 teaching awards for residential programs. The two were selected by vote of students in the full-time MBA program, the Master of Advanced Management program, the Master’s Degree in Global Business and Society program, the Master’s Degree in Asset Management program, and the Master’s Degree in Systemic Risk program. 

Lorenzo Caliendo

Caliendo, who is also deputy dean of the Jackson School of Global Affairs, teaches the core course The Global Macroeconomy. He previously won the award in 2014 and 2019, as well as the MBA for Executives teaching award in 2014, 2017, and 2021. 

“I am extremely thankful for such a wonderful recognition,” Caliendo said. “Teaching is an essential part of the job of a scholar and recognitions like this motivates us to continue doing more for the students, the field, and the school.”

He added, “I need to thank the students. Their continued feedback, positive attitude, and passion were fundamental for my teaching outcome.”

Florian Ederer

Ederer taught the electives Competitive Strategy and Behavioral Economics: The Psychology and Behavior of Individuals, Organizations, and Markets this year. He previously won the teaching award in 2014 and 2018. 

“I’m delighted to win this award for the third time,” Ederer said. “I am deeply grateful for the opportunity of teaching more than 3,000 students over the past decade at Yale SOM.”