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Monday, 18 January 2016 12:34

Call for Submissions: PRSCO Award for Best Paper by a Young Regional Scientist 2016

Call for Submissions

PRSCO Award for Best Paper by a Young Regional Scientist [PDF][MS-Word]

The Pacific Regional Science Conference Organisation (PRSCO) offers a Best Paper Award annually. The Award is aimed at encouraging young regional scientists within the Asia-Pacific region to participate in research within the PRSCO community and to achieve research excellence. The best paper prize was first awarded in 2015, and PRSCO now invites submissions for the 2016 Award.

The 2016 Award will be made for the best submission to the PRSCO Best Paper competition by a young regional scientist, under the age of 33 (on July 1, 2016), who is from a PRSCO-relevant part of the world.The Award rules can be found on the PRSCO web site.

The author of the winning paper will be expected to present their paper at the 2016 PRSCO Summer Institute to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, June 27-29, 2016. The winning paper will be announced by May 6, 2016. The decision of the selection committee will be final.

Eligible authors who wish to submit a paper to the 2016 PRSCO Best Paper competition should email a pdf copy of their paper to the PRSCO Executive Secretary (Hiroyuki SHIBUSAWA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by no later than Thursday, March 24, 2016.

Submissions should include a cover page with the paper’s title, the author’s full name, affiliation, and contact details. Award applicants should either: state that the paper is single-authored; or provide the name of the co-author(s), together with evidence that the applicant is the lead author and has contributed over 70 per cent of the paper’s content. The applicant should also affirm that they meet the Award’s age criterion.

List of Winners
2015 Andrés Castaño Zuluaga (the Catholic University of the North at Antofagasta, Chile)
Paper Title “The effect of the spatial density of firms on gender wage gap”

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