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The Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics

Prize to a USA, Canada, or International Individual
for Contributions to the Field of Economics

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Northwestern University

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Prize to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of economics. This prize seeks to recognize an individual who has made a significant impact in the field through new knowledge or the development of important new modes of analysis.

The recipient of the 2018 Nemmers Prize will deliver a public lecture and participate in other scholarly activities at Northwestern University for 10 weeks during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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GrantWatch ID#: 163156

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10 Weeks during the 2018-2019 academic year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Prizes are awarded to individuals of all nationalities and institutional affiliations, excepting current or recent members of the Northwestern University faculty and recipients of the Nobel Prize.

Pre-Application Information:

Northwestern University invites nominations for the Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics every other year. For the 2018 award, the nomination deadline is December 1, 2017.

Required Materials:

- A letter of no more than three pages describing the nominee's professional experience, accomplishments, and qualifications for the prize
- A brief curriculum vitae of the nominee
- Nominations from experts in the field are preferred to institutional nominations; direct applications will not be accepted.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit nominations to or via postal mail to:

Selection Committee for the Nemmers Prizes
Office of the Provost
Northwestern University
633 Clark Street
Evanston, Illinois 60208-1119

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