Prizes

Journal Prizes

There are four types of prize awarded each year in connection with The Economic Journal and The Econometrics Journal:

RES Prize

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.

Austin Robinson Prize

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.

Economic Journal Referee Prizes

Up to 10 prizes awarded each year for referees judged by the Editors to have made an outstanding contribution in this capacity.

The Dennis Sargan Prize

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 (royaleconsoc@st-andrews.ac.uk) if you wish to publicise a prize to our members.  

See below for details of current prizes being offered:


BANK OF ENGLAND - ONE BANK RESEARCH AGENDA

The Bank of England is launching an annual competition to recognise outstanding research conducted on a specific One Bank Research Agenda topic, in conjunction with the One Bank Research Agenda conference. This year’s competition focusses on “The interaction between microprudential, macroprudential, and/or monetary policy”.

The best research paper will be awarded a prize of £5,000, and the author(s) will have the opportunity to present the winning paper at the Bank’s new flagship seminar series.
The submission deadline is 31 December 2015. 

Full details of the Bank of England One Bank Research competition

STIGLITZ ESSAY PRIZE

The International Economic Association (IEA) is happy to announce the first Stiglitz Essay Prize (SEP) in honour of the past President of the association, Joseph E. Stiglitz. This prize is possible thanks to the generous donation that the Economic Society of Australia pledged to the IEA. The prize is open to any student in full time study. The essay can be up to 5,000 words. View full details on essay topics and how to apply here (separate pdf)

The winner of the Stiglitz Essay Prize will be announced in early 2016, with the prize presentation to be made in a ceremony at the next IEA World Congress in 2017. The winner of the Stiglitz Essay Prize will win 1,000 USD, and the runner(s)-up will receive 500 USD. The winning essay and runner(s) up will be published on the IEA web site.

The prize is open to any student in full time study. The essay can be up to 5,000 words on one of the subjects below. The deadline for submitting essays is Tuesday 1 September 2015 at 2359 hours (GMT).

Further details on Stiglitz Prize.


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