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While submitting the Contributed Paper, authors would be prompted to indicate if they would like to be considered for the IAAE awards under the category of T W Schultz Prize for Best Oral Contributed Paper, Nils Westermarck Prize for Best Poster, Uma Lele Prize for Best Contributed Paper on Gender.

Details and Eligibility Criteria – IAAE Awards

T W Schultz Prize for Best Oral Contributed Paper

This prize is named after Theodore W. Schultz, an agricultural economist who made outstanding contributions to IAAE. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1991 for his significant contributions to the economics of rural and agricultural development and the theory of human capital, This prize is awarded for the best oral contributed paper presented by a young professional in the triennial International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE). To be eligible for the T.W Schultz Prize for Best Oral Contributed Paper, the lead author must be under 40 years of age at the time of submission of the paper. The Contributed paper is evaluated by a committee based on the criterion of originality of research and methods, quality of conclusions and readability. The prize provides both a certificate of achievement to be presented at the International Conference of Economists in New Delhi 2021 and a cash prize of $US 1000.

Nils Westermarck Prize for Best Poster

This prize is named after Nils Westermarck, an outstanding contributor to the IAAE and the agricultural economics profession. This prize is awarded for the best visual contributed paper by a young professional in the triennial International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE). To be eligible for the Nils Westermarck Prize for the best Poster, the lead author must be under 40 years of age at the time of submission of the paper. The paper is evaluated by a committee based on the criterion of originality of research and methods, quality of conclusion and readability. The prize provides both a certificate of achievement to be presented at the International Conference of Economists in New Delhi 2021 and a cash prize of $US 1000.

Uma Lele Prize for Best Contributed Paper on Gender

The Uma Lele Prize for Best Contributed Paper on Gender was established in 2009 by Dr. Uma Lele. This prize is established to encourage research on the changing roles of gender over the course of agricultural development and to support work that addresses ways to improve women’s participation and involvement in agriculture and to ensure that they receive their share of the returns. The prize is awarded for the contributed paper that makes the greatest contribution to expanding the frontiers of research on gender and agricultural development. The contribution may be theoretical, methodological, empirical or a combination of these. The Contributed paper on Gender is evaluated by a committee based on the criterion of originality of research and methods, quality of conclusion and readability. Professor Cheryl Doss, Agricultural Economist, Oxford Department of International Development is the chair of this Committee. The prize provides both a certificate of achievement to be presented at the International Conference of Economists in New Delhi 2021 and a cash prize of $US 1000.

Eligibility Criterion for all these three Prizes

  • The paper must be presented as a contributed paper/ poster for the ICAE 2021 conference to be held in New Delhi India.
  • While submitting the paper, authors should indicate that they would like to be considered for the award.