AEFP-Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Prize for Best Academic Paper on the Intersection of Education and Labor Market Outcomes

The Kauffman Foundation

2015 Award Winner

Examining the Impact of a Highly Targeted State Administered Merit Aid Program on Brain Drain : Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Missouri’s Bright Flight Program. Harrington, James R.; Muñoz, José; Curs, Bradley R.; Ehlert, Mark.

The Association of Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) is seeking submissions for the "AEFP-Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Prize for Best Academic Paper on the Intersection of Education and Labor Market Outcomes 2016." The author(s) of the paper selected for the prize will receive $5,000 and be recognized at the 42nd Annual Conference of the Association to be held March 16-18, 2017 in Washington D.C.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • (a)Published or due to be published in AEFP’s journal Education Finance and Policy in 2015 or 2016 OR (b) previously presented at an AEFP Conference and published or due to be published in a peer-reviewed outlet in 2015 or 2016.
  • Papers submitted must address a topic related to the intersection of education and labor market outcomes, broadly defined. Papers authored by a current member of the AEFP Board of Directors are not eligible for the award.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PAPER:

Submissions can be sent via email to AEFP Awards Committee Chair Jason Grissom at jason.grissom@vanderbilt.edu, and should include a list of the authors, a title, and publication information in the body of the email, and include an electronic copy of the published or forthcoming version of the paper as an attachment.

The subject line should read "AEFP-Kauffman Foundation Prize Submission." Submissions must be received by December 31, 2016 to ensure consideration for the award.

A committee consisting of members of the AEFP Board of Directors as well as one external member with specific expertise in issues relating to labor market outcomes will determine the prize winner by February 15, 2017, and the winner will be announced at a general session at the 42nd Annual Conference of the Association.

Winner will be announced at the 42nd Annual Conference, March 16-18, 2017.