Dissertation Award

2017 Dissertation Award

The Upjohn Institute invites submissions for its annual prize for the best PhD dissertation on employment-related issues. A first prize of $2,500 is being offered. Up to two honorable mention awards of $1,000 may also be given.

Click here to learn how to apply for the 2017 Dissertation Award.

The 2016 Award winner and honorable mentions are:

First prize
  • Simon Jäger, Harvard University, for "Essays in Labor and Public Economics"
Honorable mentions
  • Isaac Sorkin, University of Michigan, for "Ranking Firms Using Revealed Preference and Other Essays About Labor Markets"
  • Melanie Wasserman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for "Essays on the Economics of Gender"