The 2009 Compass Lexecon Prizes
The Compass Lexecon Prizes are awarded annually to economists whose papers make the most significant contributions to the understanding and implementation of competition policy.
- BEST PAPER IN AN ACADEMIC JOURNAL — $10,000. The first Compass Lexecon Prize in the amount of $10,000 will be awarded to a paper in economics published or forthcoming in a peer-reviewed journal in 2008.
- BEST PAPER BY A PH.D. CANDIDATE — $5,000. The second Compass Lexecon Prize in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded to a paper in economics written by a Ph.D. candidate.
While potential selections will be sought out, submissions for the Compass Lexecon Prizes are expected and welcome, in particular for working papers accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. For the Ph.D. Prize, submissions must be accompanied by a brief note of nomination by the Ph.D. candidate’s advisor. Submissions can be made by sending the paper to [email protected] or
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Submissions are due by February 27, 2009. The Compass Lexecon Prizes will be announced in Summer 2009 to a broad audience of professional economists and antitrust practitioners.
Compass Lexecon Prizes Selection Committee
- Jonathan B. Baker, American University and CRA International
- Dennis W. Carlton, University of Chicago and Compass Lexecon
- Kenneth G. Elzinga, University of Virginia
- Richard J. Gilbert, University of California at Berkeley and Compass Lexecon
- Joseph P. Kalt, Harvard University and Compass Lexecon
- Michael L. Katz, New York University and Compass Lexecon
- Janusz A. Ordover, New York University and Compass Lexecon
- Robert H. Porter, Northwestern University
- Daniel L. Rubinfeld, University of California at Berkeley and Compass Lexecon
- Greg Shaffer, University of Rochester
- Joseph E. Stiglitz, Columbia University
- Robert D. Willig, Princeton University and Compass Lexecon