The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics is pleased to announce the winners of the Don Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Essay Competition. Three prizes are given, each worth $1000, to be used to pay expenses to attend the Southern Economic Association meetings this November in Tampa, FL, where the winners will present their work on a special panel at 2:00pm, Sunday, November 24, 2013. Prize awards are contingent on attending the SEA meetings and the SDAE’s annual business meeting and awards banquet.
This year’s winners are:
Alexander W. Salter
George Mason University
“Robust Political Economy and the Lender of Last Resort”
George Mason University
“The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones”
University of Münster, Germany
“A Model of Austrian Economics”
Their papers will be available online shortly at http://it.stlawu.edu/sdae/.
Thank you all for your submissions to the Fall 2013 Don Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Essay Competition. The Evaluation Committee was very pleased with the quality of work and consideration that was reflected in all of this year’s submissions.
With such uniformly outstanding work, it was quite challenging to select only 3 winners from the 7 submissions by demonstrably competitive and first-class young intellectuals.
This year’s prize committee consisted of:
Peter Boettke, George Mason University
Steven Horwitz, St. Lawrence University
David Prychitko, Northern Michigan University
Emily Chamlee-Wright, Beloit College
Virgil Storr, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Carl Menger Essay Contest for undergraduate students. Professors Jeremy Horpedahl, Daniel Smith, and Michael Thomas were this year’s judges. All entries were anonymous.
The prize comes with $500 plus a travel stipend and three nights accommodations at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina to attend and present at the Southern Economic Association in November. A panel featuring the winning papers will take place on Sunday, November 24. The prizes will be presented at the Society’s annual dinner that same evening. These prizes are made possible thanks to the generous support of the Foundation for Economic Education and the Charles Koch Foundation.
This year’s winners are:
University of Southern California
“On the Catallactics of Global Warming and Environmental Futurism”
George Mason University
“How Competition Creates Economics: Comparing Capitalism to the Alternatives”
Loyola University New Orleans
“Obesity as a Knowledge Problem: A Political Economy of the American Diet”
The Prize Committee would like to extend its sincerest thanks to all the entrants.
We now have the details for the annual SDAE dinner and business meeting. The event will take place on Sunday night, November 24th at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina in Tampa, FL in Florida Salon VI. We will be starting with drinks and a reception from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and then continuing with dinner and our program from 7:30pm to 10:00pm.
We will have our usual presentation of the FEE prizes and recognition of the Lavoie Prize and Menger Contest winners, as well as Larry White’s presidential address and our business meeting. The cost of this year’s dinner is $100, with graduate students at half price.
7:30pm-10:30pm Dinner and Annual Meeting
Location: Florida Salon VI
The menu and entrée choices:
Field Greens, Endive and Radicchio, Candied Pecans, Pears Pomegranate Vinaigrette
* Grilled Chicken Breast with a Ancho Chili Butter Sauce
* Seared Atlantic Salmon with a Dill Butter Sauce
* Grilled 8 ounce Filet Mignon with Whole Roasted Chipollini Onion and Cabernet Demi Glaze
Chocolate Trio- Dark, White, Milk
We don’t take credit cards so payment by check or Paypal is particularly encouraged. We will take cash or checks at the door, but the more we have in advance the better.
We have completed taking selections for the dinner. Please contact Josh Pfeifer (email@example.com) if you have any additional questions.
Checks should be sent to:
Society for the Development of Austrian Economics
7708 Queens Garden
Dallas, TX 75248
The Paypal link can be found here: http://www.sdaeonline.org/membership-form-2014/ .
We also encourage you to go ahead and renew your membership for 2014 now so that we don¹t have to also deal with that process at the door at the dinner.
The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2013 Foundation for Economic Education Prizes for the best book and the best article recently published in Austrian economics.
The following conditions apply:
1. Authors nominated must be members in good standing with the SDAE (check the Society’s website at http://www.sdaeonline.org for information on how to join).
2. The books and articles nominated must have been published between January 1, 2011 and August 31, 2013.
3. Nominated articles should be emailed as an attachment or as a URL to the article to Virgil Storr (firstname.lastname@example.org).
4. Nominations for the book prize should include the title and all other relevant information (publisher, date of publication, ISBN #) and be sent to the above email address. Those nominating books need not send copies. Edited volumes and short monographs are not eligible for the award.
5. All nominations must be received by Virgil Storr no later than October 21, 2013.
6. Self-nominations will not be accepted.
Each prize comes with a cash award of $500 thanks to the generous support of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE). Recipients will be required to submit a short blog post on their winning book or article for posting on the FEE website. Winners will be announced at the annual banquet of the SDAE, this year in Tampa, FL in conjunction with the Southern Economic Association meetings from November 23-25, 2013. The SDAE dinner will be held on Sunday, November 24th.
Questions may be directed to Virgil Storr, email@example.com
SDAE Vice President
The Society for the Development of Austrian Economics is pleased to announce that submissions for the 2013 Don Lavoie Memorial Graduate Student Essay Competition are now being accepted. Submissions will be accepted from advanced PhD students in economics or other relevant disciplines anywhere in the world. The competition is limited to thesis chapters and/or other research that is geared toward publication in the professional journals; submissions should adhere to appropriate standards of academic writing and should be on a topic relevant to Austrian economics. There is no word limit; and, students submitting papers to this competition will retain all publication rights to their work; however, winners are encouraged to submit their papers to The Review of Austrian Economics for possible publication.
Three prizes are given, each worth $1000, to be used to pay expenses to attend the Southern Economic Association meetings this November 23-25, 2013 in Tampa, FL, where the winners will present their work on a special panel scheduled for 2:00pm, Sunday, November 24. Prize awards are contingent on attending the SEA meetings and the SDAE’s annual business meeting and awards banquet on Sunday, November 24.
The prize committee consists of:
• Peter Boettke, Committee Chair, George Mason University
• Emily Chamlee-Wright, Washington College
• Steven Horwitz, St. Lawrence University
• David Prychitko, Northern Michigan University
• Virgil Storr, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Deadline for submissions is October 15, 2013. Decisions will be made on or around October 20.
Please include a copy of your CV with your submission. All questions and submissions should be sent electronically to Eric Celler at firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics
Formed in 1996, the SDAE has over 100 members in a number of countries world-wide. Our goal is to advance the ideas of Menger, Mises, and Hayek and other economists of the Austrian school through both internal development and interaction with the ideas of other related approaches to economics. We sponsor numerous panels and hold an annual meeting and dinner as part of the Southern Economic Association meetings, in addition to providing members with a discount on The Review of Austrian Economics. We also co-sponsor the annual FEE Prizes in Austrian Economics for the best book and best article on Austrian economics. You can read the Society's full Statement of Purpose here.