EACES Doctoral Award 2018

The best doctoral dissertation in comparative economic systems

The European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) invites proposals for ‘EACES Award 2018′ for the best doctoral dissertation in the fields of comparative economics and economics of transition. The winner will receive a prize of Euro 1500. Moreover, EACES will provide assistance to enable the winner to publish his dissertation in book form. It is a condition of the award that the winner presents her or his work in the form of a short lecture to the plenary session of the 15th EACES conference to be held in Warsaw, Poland, 6-8 September 2018 (Travel costs are to be covered by the Euro 1500 award). The winner will be notified no later than June 30, 2018.


To be eligible for the EACES award 2018, the doctoral dissertation must have been accepted for the degree of PhD (or equivalent in continental Europe) between January 2016 and December 2017. The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2018. Applications should be sent by e-mail to the address given below and include:

  • A CV in English;
  • An abstract in English of no more than 15 pages (1.5-spaced, incl. exhibits);
  • The full text of the dissertation.

Furthermore, applicants must arrange for:

  • A nomination letter by one of the supervisors/examiners of the thesis.The nomination letter has to specify when and where the dissertation has been accepted and must be sent directly from the supervisor/examiner.

Applications and nomination letters have to be sent via e-mail as pdf documents to the vice president of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), Jürgen Jerger (University of Regensburg), e-mail: j.jerger@ur.de.

For submission hints and more details see: www.eaces.eu/eaces-award.