Graduate Student Paper
Awards will be presented during
the plenary session on Saturday. We are pleased to announce the
Natascha Hinterlang, Deutsche
Bundesbank and Goethe University Frankfurt
"Predicting Monetary Policy Using
Artificial Neural Networks"
Soyoung Lee, Ohio State
"The Role of Firm Heterogeneity
in Earnings Inequality"
Matthew Oldham, George Mason
"Quantifying the Concerns of
Dimon and Buffett with Data and Computation"
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 2019 Student Prize.
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 of its authors are either students at the time of the conference or
have completed their Ph.D. not earlier than November 1, 2018.
2. Up to three finalists will
be short-listed for the prize. The finalists will be invited to the
conference and social events, with the conference registration 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. Prizes are per paper, and
will be split equally between co-authors.
7. 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 February 15, 2019, by email to:
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 "CEF2019_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
February 15, 2019 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,
deadline of February 15, 2019
will be strictly enforced.