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RSPP Annual Paper Award

RSPP Annual Paper Award

For the Best Paper in Regional Science Policy and Practice

 

1. Goal

The Award recognizes annually a scientist who have demonstrated creativity, merit and prospective effectiveness through the publication of a paper of remarkable quality in Regional Science Policy and Practice.

 

2. The Award

2.1 The award recognizes and honours practitioners, policy makers and scientists that with their work, decisions and research helped the development of peoples and places.

2.2 The Prize is annual and awards the best paper published two years before of Regional Science Policy and Practice.

2.3 The award selects only one paper per year.

2.4 The Award involves the payment of 750 €, one plaque and certificates for the authors.

 

3. Jury and Process for Recommending the Award

3.1 In the first quarter of each year, the Editor in Chief of Regional Science Policy and Practice identifies the list of up to three (3) papers published two years before that have highest citations until the end of the previous year.

3.2 The Editor-in Chief of Regional Science Policy and Practice will then send the papers for appraisal to the jury composed by the Editor in Chief, one editor and three Fellows proposed by the Editor-in-Chief to the Council

3.3 The Jury will appraise and rank the papers in a meeting in person and/or by email/teleconference in March to select the paper to receive the Award.

3.4 The Editor-in-Chief of Regional Science Policy and Practice will inform the Executive Director of RSAI of the decision of the Jury, and the Executive Director of RSAI will inform the recipient(s) of the Award.

3.5 The Awardee(s) will be invited to attend one of the Supra-Regional (NARSC, LACRSA, ERSA, PRSCO) meetings or the RSAI World Congress to receive the Award.

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