Submissions invited for Jrl. Applied Econometrics prize


  • Author: Statistics Views
  • Date: 12 April 2013

The Journal of Applied Econometrics wishes to draw attention to its Dissertation Prize, launched in 2002, and invites submission of nominations. The Prize is open to PhD students in economics writing a dissertation with a substantive empirical application. Students who are still working on their dissertation, or who complete their dissertation in the period September 2012 – August 2013, qualify as suitable candidates. The empirical application may be in any field, such as labour economics, monetary economics, empirical finance, business cycle, international trade, public economics, and applied topics in the field of microeconomics.

Nominations must be submitted by 15 July 2013, and must include a draft dissertation chapter or other paper taken from the dissertation, and two covering letters: one from a faculty member with knowledge of the dissertation work, and one from the student. Nominations should be sent to the JAE Editorial Office, Department of Economics, University of Southern California, 3620 S. Vermont Avenue, KAP 300, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0253, USA, or by e-mail to

In the evaluation of nominations, the emphasis will be on the careful and rigorous application of econometric techniques and the appropriate interpretation of the results. The economic content of the nominated chapter or paper will be stressed. Clear expression and good use of English are important.

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Successful applicants will be selected and notified by 30 September 2013 and will receive a prize of $2,500 each for research support. It is a condition of the prize that the Journal of Applied Econometrics be given first refusal to publish the dissertation supported by the award.

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