Don Lavoie Graduate Student Essay Competition for Advanced PhD students

Don Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Competition

Program Subject: Economics, relevant disciplines
Program Level: Postgraduate (PhD)
Provider: Society for the Development of Austrian Economics
Country to do Write in: Any country

Program Description
The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics is pleased to announce that submissions for the 2012 Don Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Essay Competition are now being accepted.

Submissions will be accepted from advanced PhD students in economics or other relevant disciplines anywhere in the world.

Program requirements
The competition is limited to thesis chapters and/or other research that is geared toward publication in the professional journals; submissions should adhere to appropriate standards of academic writing and should be on a topic relevant to Austrian economics.

There is no word limit; and, students submitting papers to this competition will retain all publication rights to their work; however, winners are encouraged to submit their papers to The Review of Austrian Economics for possible publication.

Please include a copy of your CV with your submission.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country

Number of awards
Three prizes are given

Program duration
The Southern Economic Association meetings will be holding this November 16-18, 2012 in New Orleans, LA,

Program benefits/Prize
Each prize is worth $1000, to be used to pay expenses to attend the Southern Economic Association meetings where the winners will present their work on a special panel scheduled for 8:00am, Friday, November 16.

Prize awards are contingent on attending the SEA meetings and the SDAE’s annual business meeting and awards banquet on Saturday evening, November 17.

Method of Application
You must fill in the Application Form completely and correctly. Please include a copy of your CV with your submission. All questions and submissions should be sent electronically to Eric Celler at

Deadline for submissions is October 15, 2012. Decisions will be made on or around October 20.

Formed in 1996, the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics (SDAE) has over 100 members in a number of countries world-wide. The goal is to advance the ideas of Menger, Mises, and Hayek and other economists of the Austrian school through both internal development and interaction with the ideas of other related approaches to economics.

Essay Submission Deadline: 15 October 2012
Open to International Applicants: Yes (anywhere in the world)

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