There are four types of prize awarded each year in connection with The Economic Journal and The Econometrics Journal:
Awarded to the best paper published in the Economic Journal in a given year as selected by the RES President, a representative of the Economic Journal Editorial Board and one invited judge from the RES Council.
Awarded to the best paper published in the Economic Journal in a given year by an author (or multiple authors) who is within 5 years of receiving his or her (or their) PhD as selected by the Editors of the Economic Journal.
Up to 10 prizes awarded each year for referees judged by the Editors to have made an outstanding contribution in this capacity.
Awarded for the best (unsolicited) article published in The Econometrics Journal in a given year by anyone who is within five years of being awarded their doctorate.
The RES is sometimes made aware of prizes and competitions offered by other organisations which may be of interest to our members. Contact the RES Administrator if you wish to publicise a prize to our members. See below for details of current prizes being offered:
Take your ‘Chance to be Chancellor’ and have your say on Budget 2013
Chance to be Chancellor gives young people the opportunity to get to grips with, and share your views on, the nation’s budget. Open to all 14-18 year olds, Chance to be Chancellor gathers the opinions of all those of all who take part to publishes them in the ‘Youth Budget ’ to provide a platform for what young people think about Budget 2013.
You can also enter the national competition by shooting a short video (max 90 secs) arguing your views and uploading it onto the website with the chance to win an IPad and get an exclusive invite to the Youth Budget 2013 launch event.
Chance to be Chancellor runs until 15 February 2013. Find out more and take part by visiting: www.chancetobechancellor.org.uk
The European Investment Bank Institute is introducing a new Prize in Economics, to be awarded annually, for outstanding work in a pre-assigned general topic. The Prize has been created to recognise and stimulate excellence in economic and social research, and its implementation and diffusion. The Prizes will consist of two awards:
- an award for lifetime scientific contribution, the “Outstanding Contribution Award” of EUR 40 000.
- an award for promising scholars under the age of forty, the “Young Economist Prize” of EUR 25 000
The first Prize will be announced during in the Autumn of 2013 and the topic for this year will be “Growth, employment and convergence, with applications to the European Union”.
Nominations must be submitted by April 15, 2013.
Read about the European EIB Prize (http://institute.eib.org/programmes/knowledge-2/eib-prize/).