Don Lavoie Graduate Student Essay Competition‏

The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics is pleased to 
announce that submissions for the 2012 Don Lavoie Memorial Graduate 
Student Essay Competition are now being accepted. Submissions will be 
accepted from advanced PhD students in economics or other relevant 
disciplines anywhere in the world.

The competition is limited to thesis chapters and/or other research that 
is geared toward publication in the professional journals; submissions 
should adhere to appropriate standards of academic writing and should be 
on a topic relevant to Austrian economics. There is no word limit; and, 
students submitting papers to this competition will retain all 
publication rights to their work; however, winners are encouraged to 
submit their papers to The Review of Austrian Economics for possible 

Three prizes are given, each worth $1000, to be used to pay expenses to 
attend the Southern Economic Association meetings this November 16-18, 
2012 in New Orleans, LA, where the winners will present their work on a 
special panel scheduled for 8:00am, Friday, November 16. Prize awards 
are contingent on attending the SEA meetings and the SDAE’s annual 
business meeting and awards banquet on Saturday evening, November 17.

The prize committee consists of:

• Peter Boettke, Committee Chair, George Mason University

• Emily Chamlee-Wright, Washington College

• Steven Horwitz, St. Lawrence University

• David Prychitko, Northern Michigan University

• Virgil Storr, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Deadline for submissions is October 15, 2012. Decisions will be made on 
or around October 20.

Please include a copy of your CV with your submission. All questions and 
submissions should be sent electronically to Eric Celler at

source: ARMACAD

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