Awards


SASE’s Alice Amsden Book Award and SER Best Article Prize are awarded every year. For information on eligibility, click on the award type below.

 

Alice Amsden Book Award

SER Best Article Prize

2020

Winner: American Bonds: How Credit Markets Shaped a Nation by Sarah
Quinn

Honorable Mention: In the Red: The Politics of Public Debt Accumulation in Developed Countries by Zsófia Barta

Co-winner:Spatial Mismatch and Youth Unemployment in US Cities: Public Transportation as a Labor Market Institution” (Socio-Economic Review 17(2): 357-379), by Christof Brandtner, Anna Lunn, and Cristobal Young

Co-winner:Permanent Budget Surpluses as a Fiscal Regime” (Socio-Economic Review 17(4): 1043-1063), by Lukas Haffert

2019

Winner: The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor, and Foreign Investment
in Africa
, by Ching Kwan Lee

Winner: “Opposition to Shareholder Value: Bond Rating Agencies and Conflicting Logics in Corporate Finance” (Socio-Economic Review 16(1): 85–112), by Jacob Apkarian

2018

 

Winner: Left without Choice? Economic Ideas, Frame and the Party Politics of Value Added Taxation” (Socio-Economic Review  15(4): 777-796), by Achim Kemmerling

Honorable Mention: Constructing the Rational Actor: Ideological Labor and Science Politics in the Global Food System” (Socio-Economic Review 15(2): 263-281), by Jessica Epstein

2017

 

Co-winner: “How the Euro Divides the Union: The Effects of Economic Adjustment on Support for Democracy in Europe” (Socio-Economic Review 14(1): 1-26), by Klaus Armingeon, Kai Guthmann, and David Weisstanner

Co-winner: “Making Materiality Matter: A Sociological Analysis of Prices on the Dutch Fiction Book Market, 1980-2009” (Socio-Economic Review 14(2): 363-381), by Thomas Franssen and Olav Velthuis

2016

 

Winner: “Why Do Firms Financialize? Meso-level Evidence from the US Apparel and Footwear Industry, 1991-2005” (Socio-Economic Review 13(3): 549-573), by Matthew Soener

Honorable Mention:The Role of Engineering Consultancies as Network-Centered Actors to Develop Indigenous, Technical Capacity: The Case of Iran’s Automotive Industry” (Socio-Economic Review 13(4): 747-769), by Darius Bozorg Mehri

2015

 

Winner: “Forms of Welfare Capitalism and Education-Based Participatory Inequality” (Socio-Economic Review 12(2): 437-462), by Carsten Q. Schneider and Kristin Makszin

Honorable Mention:Brothers’ Keepers: Gift Giving Networks and the Organization of Jewish American Diaspora Nationalism” (Socio-Economic Review 12(3): 463-488), by Dan Lainer-Vos

2014

 

Winner:Tax Increment Financing, Economic Development Professionals and the Financialization of Urban Politics” (Socio-Economic Review 11(3): 413–40), by Josh Pacewicz

Honorable Mention:Tenuous Link: Labour Market Institutions and Unemployment in Advanced and New Market Economies” (Socio-Economic Review 11(4): 739–769), by Sabina Avdagic and Paola Salardi

2013

 

Winner:Using Basic Personal Values to Test Theories of Union Memberships” (Socio-Economic Review 10(3): 683-703), by Hasan Kirmanoglu and Cem Baslevent

2012

 

Winner:Upgrading or Polarization? Occupational Change in Britain, Germany, Spain and Switzerland, 1990- 2008” (Socio-Economic Review 9(3): 503-531, by Daniel Oesch and Jorge Rodriguez Menes

2011

 

Winner: “The East Asian Welfare State Debate and Surrogate Social Policy: An Exploratory Study on Japan and South Korea” (Socio-Economic Review 8(3): 411–435), by Pil Ho Kim

2010

 

Winner: Where Do Innovations Come from? Transformations in the US National Innovation System, 1970–2006” (Socio-Economic Review 7(3): 459–483), by Fred Block and Matthew Keller

2009

 

Winner: Inequality, Public Opinion, and Redistribution” (Socio-Economic Review 6(1): 35–68), by Lane Kenworthy and Leslie McCall

2008

 

Winner: What’s on the Path? Path Dependence, Organizational Diversity and the Problem of Institutional Change in the US Economy, 1900–1950” (Socio-Economic Review 5(1): 47–80), by Marc Schneiberg