Call for applications for the 2019 ISI Jan Tinbergen Awards

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  • Author: Statistics Views
  • Date: 26 July 2018
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The ISI Jan Tinbergen Awards are an opportunity for young statisticians to present their papers at the biennial World Statistics Congresses (WSC). The awards are named after the famous Dutch econometrician and Nobel Prize winner, and are sponsored by the Dutch ‘Stichting Internationaal Statistisch Studiefonds’ (International Statistical Study Fund Foundation). 

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The aim of the Foundation is to offer assistance to developing countries in the field of statistics. The award supports the Foundation’s aim by encouraging the development of young statisticians and by helping to build statistical capacity in developing countries.

For the first time the competition is open to all young statisticians born in 1987 or later, regardless of their nationality. From 2019 onwards, the focus of this competition will no longer be on the nationality of the applicants but the subject of the paper. Papers should now address statistical problems of real relevance in building statistical capacity in countries with limited statistical infrastructure.

The competition is split into two divisions. For each winning paper the Foundation awards a cash prize and assists the author’s participation in the next ISI World Statistics Congress where they will present their paper.

More information on each division and how to apply can be found on the ISI website

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