Erik Kempe Award

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The Erik Kempe Award in Environmental and Resource Economics

Thanks to the generous support of The Kempe Foundation, the Erik Kempe Award in Environmental and Resource Economics was introduced at the 1995 EAERE Annual Conference held at the University of Umeå. The first prize was awarded at the EAERE Annual Conference held in 1996. The prize is awarded every other year to the best paper in the field of environmental and resource economics, published in a refereed journal by an author affiliated to a European research institution (in the case of joint papers, at least one of them must be affiliated to a European institution).

The prize is awarded by an international jury of three members. Two of them are appointed by the EAERE Council among the best scholars in the field of environmental and resource economics, and the third by the Rector of Umeå University.

Nominations can be submitted by sending the paper’s complete reference to the EAERE Secretariat, according to the timetable announced by the Secretariat. The papers must be published in the two calendars years preceding the award, and must be written in English.

The prize is conveyed to the winner biannually at the yearly EAERE Annual Congress by the President of EAERE. In the fall (October-November) of the same year the prize-winner(s) is (are) invited to Umeå University, where a second ceremony of prize conveyance takes place and the prize-winner(s) delivers (deliver) the Eric Kempe lecture(s) and heads seminars. The latter ceremony takes place during the annual celebration at Umeå University when new professors are appointed and honorary doctors installed.

The prize-sum is 100,000 SEK. 


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The Erik Kempe Award in Environmental and Resource Economics
Year 2017 - Papers published in 2015-2016

Deadline: March 20th, 2017  

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Kempe Foundation, Umeå University, and EAERE, we have the honour of inviting you to nominate candidates for The Erik Kempe Award in Environmental and Resource Economics, year 2017.

The prize will be awarded for the best paper in the field of environmental and resource economics published in a refereed journal in years 2015 or 2016. One of the paper’s authors must be affiliated with a European research institution. The Award amount is 100,000 SEK.

Nominations can be submitted by sending the paper’s complete reference to eaere@eaere.org by March 20th, 2017. We encourage you to justify your choice. The quality and success of the process very much depend on your active participation. Please take the time required to make your nomination. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

The EAERE President will convey the Erik Kempe Award year 2017 during the 23rd EAERE Annual Conference (Athens, 28 June - 01 July 2017). In the fall (October-November) of the same year the prize-winner(s) is (are) invited to Umeå University, where the formal prize ceremony takes place, and the prize-winner(s) delivers (deliver) the Erik Kempe Lecture.

We look forward to receiving your nominations for the Erik Kempe Award.

Best regards,

The Erik Kempe 2017 Nominating Committee 
Thomas Aronsson - chair
Christa Brunnschweiler
Ulrich J. Wagner  


 

AWARDEES

2015
Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Laure B. de Preux
and Ulrich J. Wagner
2013
Bård Harstad
2011
Christian Gollier and Martin L. Weitzman
2009
Christa N. Brunnschweiler and Erwin H. Bulte
2007
Partha Dasgupta and Eric Maskin
2004
Till Requate and Wolfram Unold
2002
Karine Nyborg
2000
Michael Hoel 
1998
Lans Bovenberg and Laurence Goulder
1996
Scott Barrett

 

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