Graduate Student Paper Contest
We are very pleased to introduce the 2012 contest
finalists. Awards will be presented at the Plenary Session on Wednesday, June 27,
Charles Brendon, University of Oxford
"Applying Perturbation Analysis to Dynamic
Optimal Tax Problems"
Stephen Sacht and Tae-Seok Jang, Christian-Albrechts-Universitšt
"Identification of Animal Spirits in a Bounded Rationality Model: An Application
to the Euro Area"
Universiteit van Amsterdam
"Firm Age, Business Cycles and Aggregate Labor
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The Society for Computational
Economics is pleased to announce its annual contest for outstanding graduate
We are soliciting student papers
with a strong computational component, in any branch of economics, finance, and
decision making, for the award of the SCE 2012 Student Prize.
Download a poster promoting the
student contest here:
The recipient(s) of the student
prize will receive a cash award and will be invited to the conference, according
to the rules below:
1. A paper is eligible for the
prize if all its authors are either students at the time of the conference or
have completed their Ph.D. not earlier than November 1, 2011.
2. Up to three finalists will
be short-listed for the prize. The finalists will be invited to the
conference and the conference banquet, with the conference and banquet fees
waived. Their papers will be included in the conference program.
3. Finalists must present
their papers at the conference and attend the award ceremony. Not doing so
eliminates them ipso facto.
4. The student prize will be
awarded to zero, one, two or three finalists:
one winner: 1500 euros
two winners: 1250 euros each
three winners: 1000 euros each
5. The other finalists will
each receive a certificate honoring their work and 750 euros.
6. All finalists agree to have
their picture taken and used for publicity, if any, for future awards.
Mention must be made of the student prize in any publication directly related to
the paper they submitted.
Deadlines and contest entry
Papers and proof of eligibility must
be submitted before March 15, 2012, midnight, by email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org with cc: to
The subject line of the email MUST
be "CEF studentprize". The paper MUST be in .PDF format. The PDF
file MUST be named "CEF2012_familyname of the corresponding author".
While this is not required, we
strongly suggest that the contestants comply with all the conference
requirements. This includes submitting an abstract to Conference Maker by
January 31, 2012 and registering to attend the conference by the stated
deadlines. Those who become a contest finalist will be promptly and fully refunded for
the registration fee. The finalists will be informed by April 15, 2012.
2011 Contest Finalists, L to R: Damian Pierri, University of
Buenos Aires & University of San Andres (finalist); Jasmina Arifovic, Simon
Fraser University (review committee/award presenter); Joseph Vavra, Yale
University (winner); Co-Pierre Georg, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
deadline is March 15, 2012.