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 Young Economist Essay competition
Up to £3000 of prize money is awarded annually to the winners of this essay competition on topical issues in economics. Entry is limited to those studying A levels or the International Baccalaureate educational programmes.
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:
The ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize is an annual opportunity to recognise and reward the successes of ESRC-funded researchers who have achieved, or are currently achieving, outstanding economic and/or societal impacts. The prize celebrates outstanding ESRC research and success in collaborative working, partnerships, engagement and knowledge exchange activities that have led to significant impact. Applications for the 2014 ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize are now open and will close at 16.00 on 22 November 2013. Full guidance on how to apply is given on the ESRC website here.
A prize of £10,000 will be awarded to the winners of each category, with a further £10,000 for the department with the Impact Champion of the Year. In addition, a prize of £5000 will be awarded to the runners up in each category. The 2014 prize ceremony will take place in London during the week commencing 2 June 2014
For more information about the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize, please contact: Aaron Boardley
Email: email@example.com Telephone: 01793 414697
The Society for Business Economists 2013 Rybzcynski prize is now open.
This prestigious award is given to the year's best piece of writing on an issue of importance to business economists. It offers the opportunity to see your work gain a higher profile among professional colleagues - and, of course, to win the £5000 prize so generously sponsored by KPMG.
The annual Prize was instituted in 2000 in memory of the late Tad Rybzcynski, an eminent economist and former Chairman of the Society.
They may be written especially for the competition or have been published during the course of 2013. The judges will be looking for around 3000 well- written words on an important real world economic issue meriting wide attention among business economists. For full Terms and Conditions for entry view here.