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Prize Essay Competition 2011/12
2011 Winners (Awards presented in 2012).
The Joint winners of the 2011 Competition were Giacomo Zanello for his essay entitled: 'Does the use of mobile phones and radios reduce transactions costs and enhance participation in agricultural markets?Household evidence from northern Ghana' and Luca Panzone for his essay 'Alcohol tax, price-quality proxy and discounting: A reason why alcohol taxes may rebound.
Both essays will be published in the Journal of Agricultural Economics Vol 63, Issue 3 later in 2012.
The Agricultural Economics Society invites the submission of essays on the following conditions.
(a) In the year of submission, the author must be within six years of graduation (first graduation pr PhD) or, in the case of non-graduates, under 30 years old.
(b) The subject, chosen by the author, may deal with any aspect of agricultural economics. Essays should be presented in the style and length appropriate to a short paper (< 6,000 words) submitted for publication in the Journal of Agricultural Economics. (Notes on submission are contained on the inside back cover of each issue of the Journal)
(c) Essays must be accompanied by a declaration that they are solely the work of the author.Preference will be given to essays based upon the original work and experience of the author; where the work and experience of others is relied upon, full reference must be given.
(d) Anonymous entries should be submitted by 30 November 2012, and sent as an electronic attachment (pdf) with a covering letter containing the author's details, to the Secretary of the AES, c/o email@example.com with a copy to the Editor at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(e) The prize will be awarded to an essay that is judged to be likely, after any revision that may be proposed by the Editorial Committee, to be suitable for publication in the Journal of Agricultural Economics.
(f) The External Editors will act as judges, with discretion to award prize money of £1,000. Their decision will be final.
Past winners of the Prize Essay Competition (the year shown is that in which the award was presented)
1963 J. B. Dent
1966 D.R.Colman & G.E.Dalton
1971 H.Wagstaff & J.O.S.Kennedy
1977 M.Hector & D.M.Shucksmith
1978 E.J.Woods & P.J.Dawson
1984 J.R.Coleman & P.M.de Kobbe
1995 A.Bailey & P.Vaze
1997 Klaus Saihofer
1998 Mary Keeney
1999 Andrew Barnes
2001 Atanu Ghoshray
2002 Habtu Weldegebriel
2003/05 No awards
2006 Abbie McCartney
2007 Danny Campbell
2008 No award
2009 Laura Greig
2010 Doris Laepple and Graeme Doole (joint winners)
2011 No award made
2012 Giacomo Zanello and Luca Panzone
Entries must be received by 30 November 2012