FINAL REMINDER OF THE AFIT STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION.  PAPERS HAVE TO BE SENT TO ME BY DECEMBER 1, 2013.

 

 

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The Association for Institutional Thought

Ninth Annual Student Scholars Award Competition

 

The Association for Institutional Thought (AFIT) proudly announces the Ninth Annual AFIT Student Scholars Award Competition. The aim of AFIT is to encourage undergraduate and graduate students in Economics and Political Economy to pursue research in topics within the Institutional Economics framework and which draws upon and acknowledges the work of Institutional economists.

 

Awards will be made to the three best papers. Winners are expected to present their research during a special session at the Annual Meetings of AFIT, held during the Western Social Science Association’s Annual Conference at the Hyatt, Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 2-5, 2014.

 

Winners will each receive:

 

1.      $300 prize

2.      One year student membership in AFIT

3.      Paid WSSA Conference Registration

4.      Paid admission to the AFIT Presidential Address Dinner

 

Winning papers must be presented at the special AFIT session in order to be eligible for the prize. Prizes will be presented during the AFIT Presidential Address Dinner.

 

Application Procedures and Deadlines

 

Papers must be between 15-25 pages in length (4,000–7,000 words), including references and appendices. An entry must include author, educational affiliation, and email address.  They should be submitted electronically (preferably as a pdf) by December 1, 2013 to:

 

Professor Frederic S. Lee

Department of Economics

211 Haag Hall

University of Missouri-Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, Missouri  64110

USA

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Winners will be notified by 1/15/14.

 

Papers of last year’s winners are found at:

 

http://www.associationforinstitutionalthought.org/division.php?page=graduate_students&side=student_scholars_competition_awardees

 

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