AFIT – Seventh Annual Student Scholars Award Competition
The Association for Institutional Thought – Seventh Annual Student Scholars Award Competition
The Association for Institutional Thought (AFIT) proudly announces the Seventh 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.
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 54th Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency, Houston, April 11-14, 2012.
Winners will each receive:
- $300 prize
- One year student membership in AFIT
- Paid WSSA Conference Registration
- 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, including references and appendices. They should be submitted electronically (preferably in Word format) by December 15, 2011 to:
Daniel A. Underwood
Professor, Economics & Environmental Science
1502 East Lauridsen Blvd.
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Winners will be notified by 1/15/12.
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