2013-2014This contest was held in conjunction with the 2014 conference in Oslo.
- Daan in 't Velda, University of Amsterdam, "Limitations of Demand Constraints in Stabilising Financial Markets with Heterogeneous Beliefs"
- In Hwan Jo and Tatsuro Senga, Ohio State University, Size Distribution and Firm Dynamics in an Economy with Credit Shocks
- Jasmina Hasanhodzic, Boston University, "Increasing Borrowing Costs and the Equity Premium"
2012-2013This contest was held in conjunction with the 2013 conference in Vancouver.
- Winner: Thomas G. Ruchti, California Institute of Technology, "Estimating an Equilibrium Model of Limit Order Markets"
- Finalist: Galen Sher and Pedro Vitória, University of Oxford, "An Information-Theoretic Test for Dependence with an Application to the Temporal Structure of Stock Returns"
- Finalist: Marcin Wolski, University of Amsterdam and Bielefeld University, "Monetary Policy, Banking and Heterogeneous Agents"
2011-2012This contest was held in conjunction with the 2012 conference in Prague.
- Petr Sedláček, University of Amsterdam, Firm Age, Business Cycles and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics
- Tae-Seok Jang and Stephen Sacht, University of Kiel, Identification of Animal Spirits in a Bounded Rationality Model: An Application to the Euro Area
- Charles Brendon, University of Oxford, Applying Perturbation Analysis to Dynamic Optimal Tax Problems
2010-2011This contest was held in conjunction with the 2011 conference in San Francisco.
- Joseph Vavra, Yale University, Inflation Dynamics and Time-Varying Uncertainty: New Evidence and an Ss Interpretation
- Damian R. Pierri, Ministry of Economy and Public Finance, University of Buenos Aires and University of San Andres, Theoretical Error Bounds for the Value and Policy Function Iteration Algorithms: An Application for Recursive Dynamic Models with Inequality Constraints
- Co-Pierre Georg, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, The Effect of the Interbank Network Structure on Contagion and Common Shocks
2009-2010No award was made this year.
2008-2009This contest was held in conjunction with the July 2009 conference in Sydney.
- Gaetano Gaballo, UniversitÓ di Siena,
Endogenous Switching of Volatility Regimes:
Rational Expectations and Behavioral Sunspots
2007-2008This contest was held in conjunction with the July 2008 conference in Paris.
- Antonella Tutino, Princeton University, The Rigidity of Choice.
Life cycle savings with information-processing limits
- Francesco Bianchi, Bad Beta, Good Beta, and Rare Events
- Antonio Mele, Repeated Moral Hazard and Recursive Lagrangeans (tie)
2006-2007This contest was held in conjunction with the June 2007 conference in Montreal.
- Andriy Norets, University of Iowa, Inference in Dynamic Discrete Choice Models with Serially Correlated Unobserved State Variables
2005-2006This contest was held in conjunction with the June 2006 conference in Limassol, Cyprus.
- Pontus Rendahl, European University Institute, Inequality Constraints in Recursive Economies
- C. Bora Durdu, University of Maryland, Are Indexed Bonds a Remedy for Sudden Stops?
- Mauro Bambi, European University Institute, Endogenous Growth and Time to Build: the AK Case
2004-2005This contest was held in conjunction with the June 2005 conference in Washington, D.C.
- Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy, University of Virginia, Pricing American-style Derivatives under the Heston Model Dynamics: A Fast Fourier Transformation in the Geske-Johnson Scheme
- Roberto Billi, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, The Optimal Inflation Buffer with a Zero Bound on Nominal Interest Rates
- Che-Lin Su, Stanford University, A Sequential NCP Algorithm for Solving Equilibrium Problems with Equilibrium Constraints
2003-2004This contest was held in conjunction with the July 2004 conference at the University of Amsterdam.
- S. Boragan Aruoba, Univ. of Pennsylvania, "Data Uncertainty in General Equilibrium"
- S. van der Hoog, CeNDEF,University of Amsterdam, "Credit and Cash-in-Advance in Disequilibrium Models"
- J. Sadefo Kamdem, Univ. de Reims/Univ. d'Evry, "Value-at-Risk and Expected Shortfall for Quadratic Portfolio of Securities with Mixture of Elliptic Distribution Risk Factors"
2002-2003This contest was held in conjunction with the July 2003 conference at the University of Washington. The Society is proud to announce the winners of this contest.
- Fabrizio Laurini, University of Padova Evaluating the Extremal Index in GARCH Processes Through Double Random Walk"
- Patricia Langohr, Kellogg School of Management "Competitive Convergence and Divergence: Capability and Position Dynamics"
- Christoph Schleicher, University of British Columbia "Kolmogorov-Wiener Filters for Finite Time Series"
2001-2002The Society is proud to announce the winners of the 2001-2002 contest. The winners received a total of €2,500.
- Arpad Abraham "Wage Inequality and Education Policy with Skill-biased Technological Change in OG Setting," University Pompeu Fabra and London Business School
- Christopher A. Laincz "Market Structure and Endogenous Productivity Growth," Duke University
- Stuart McDonald and Rodney Beard "Numerical Simulation of the Term Structure of Interest Rates Using Random Fields" University of Queensland, Australia
2000-2001The Society is proud to announce the winners of the 2000-2001 contest. Each author received a check for $1,000. They are:
- Kwang Woo Park "Population Genetics and Economic Growth," Claremont Graduate University
- Toke Ward Petersen "General Equilibrium Tax Policy with Hyperbolic Consumers," University of Copenhagen
- Ted Turocy "Implications of Approximate Equilibrium Concepts in Sealed-Bid Auctions," Northwestern University
1999-2000The Society is proud to announce the winners of the 1999-2000 contest. Each set of authors received a check for $1,000. They are:
- Jim Engle-Warnick "Inferring Strategies from Observed Actions: A Nonparametric Binary Tree Classification Approach," University of Pittsburgh
- Nienke A. Oomes "Local Interactions and Global Persistence," University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Martin Ellison and Natacha Valla "Learning, Uncertainty and Central Bank Activism in an Economy with Strategic Interactions," European University Institute
1998-99The Society is proud to announce the winners of the 1997-1998 contest. Each received a check for $1,000. They are:
- David M. Drukker, "Neighborhood Effects Can Increase Inequality and Hurt Those at the Bottom," University of Texas
- M. Utku Unver "Backward Unraveling over Time: The Evolution of Strategic Behavior in the Entry-Level British Medical Labor Markets", University of Pittsburgh
1997-98The Society is proud to announce the winners of the 1997-1998 contest. Each received a check for $1,000. They are:
- Mustafa Babiker, "The CO2 Abatement Game: Cost, Incentives, and the Stability of a Sub-Global Coalition," University of Colorado at Boulder
- Spyros Skouras, "Financial Returns and Efficiency as seen by an Artificial Technical Analyst," European Investment Bank and European University Institute
- Sevin Yeltekin, "Dynamic Principal-Multiple Agent Contracts," Stanford University
1996-97The Society, along with the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences of the University of Geneva, is pleased to announce the winners of the 1996-1997 Graduate Student Paper Contest. Each winner received a check for $1,000. The winners are:
- Nick Feltovich, "Equilibrium and Reinforcement Learning with Private Information: An Experimental Study," Univ. of Pittsburgh, now on the faculty of the Univ. of Houston
- Dietmar Leisen, "The Random-Time Binomial Model," Univ. of Bonn, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, and CREST
- Gustavo Ventura, ""Flat Tax Reform: A Quantitative Exploration," University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, now on the faculty at the Univ. of Western Ontario