SASE awards prizes every year on the occasion of its annual conference. Current annual prizes include the Alice Amsden Book Award, the SER Best Article Prize, the David Marsden Network G Best Paper Prize, and the Early Career Workshop. To learn more about a given prize, click on the award page button below its description.

Alice Amsden Award

Launched in 2019, the Alice Amsden Best Book Award is granted to an outstanding scholarly book that breaks new ground in the study of economic behavior and/or its policy implications with regard to societal, institutional, historical, philosophical, psychological, and ethical factors.

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About Alice Amsden

David Marsden Award

The David Marsden Best Paper Prize was created in commemoration of Professor David Marsden who founded and coordinated Network G: Labor Markets, Education, and Human Resources.  The prize is awarded to papers that address substantive questions and issues related to Network G and that reflect David Marsden’s unique capacity to foster theory-driven research, to engage […]

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2022 David Marsden Award

About David Marsden

Early Career Workshop

Launched in 2016, the SASE Early Career Workshop (ECW) is a one-day workshop that provides an opportunity for a longer and deeper discussion of applicants’ conference papers and is hosted by senior SASE professors. Applicants must be PhD students and researchers having obtained their PhD within 3 years of the annual SASE meeting.

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2022 ECW

2021 ECW

2020 ECW

2019 ECW

Socio-Economic Review Best Article Prize

The SER Best Article Prize is awarded yearly to a paper that addresses substantive questions and issues that have far reaching implications; clearly and effectively engages prior theory and research; and uses state of the art research methods to analyze new or existing data sets. 

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2022 SER Prize

2021 SER Prize

2020 SER Prize

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