Dissertation Award

2023 Dissertation Award

The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research invites submissions for its 29th 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.

Any person whose dissertation has been accepted during the 24-month period from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023 is eligible for the 2023 prize. The deadline for submission is July 23, 2023.

For more information, download the 2023 Dissertation Award Announcement.

2022 Winner
Joonas Tuhkuri, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2022 Honorable Mentions
Ingrid Haegele, University of California, Berkeley
George Zuo, University of Maryland at College Park