Graduate students are invited to submit papers for the Etienne van de Walle Prize. The Prize is awarded every other year for the best paper in demography written by a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. Submissions for this year's prize are due on November 23, 2015.
The prize, including a cash award, will be announced in December 2015
. The winner will be asked to present the paper at the Population Studies Center colloquium on 29 February 2016.
The submission, a paper or a dissertation chapter, should be equivalent to an article suitable for a demography journal, e.g., a length of approximately 30 double-spaced pages, excluding tables, figures, notes, and bibliography. The submission must be a single-authored paper. The paper must have been written since July 2013 while the student was still in a PhD program at Penn. Students from any discipline may submit a paper. All submissions should be sent to Tanya Yang
], Chair of the Etienne van de Walle 2015 Prize Committee, by November 23, 2015.