Graduate Student Paper
Submissions for the contest are now closed.
Finalists will be announced here on or before April 15, 2020.
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 2020 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, 2019.
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 on or before February 15, 2020, by email to:
with cc: to
The subject line of the email MUST
be "CEF 2020 Student Contest". The paper MUST be in .PDF format. The PDF
file MUST be named "CEF2020_<family name of the corresponding author>".
In addition to submitting to the email above, we
strongly suggest that the contestants submit an abstract to Conference Maker on
February 15, 2020 and register 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 is February