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2019 Veblen-Commons, Ayres, Street, and AFEE Service Awards

AFEE CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Article X. Programs and Awards

Section 3. Awards.

The President shall appoint a five (5) member Awards Committee each year.  This Committee shall recommend nominations for four (4) awards, the Veblen-Commons Award, the Clarence E. Ayres Award, the James H. Street Scholar, and the AFEE Service Award, to the Board of Directors, which shall have final responsibility for naming recipients of the awards. 

 

2019 Veblen-Commons Award

The Veblen-Commons Award is given annually in recognition of scholarly contributions in the field of evolutionary institutional economics. Nominations for this award will be sought from the membership of AFEE. In making their choice, the Committee may consider service to and support for the organizations that promote scholarship in evolutionary institutional economics as well as scholarly publications that contribute to evolutionary institutional analysis, teaching, and service in support of the social control of economies. Nominations should include a statement of qualifications along with any useful or relevant supporting documents such as letters of support and a vita. The Chair of the Awards Committee will submit the Committee’s recommendation to the Board of Directors of AFEE through the President and Secretary of the Association.

Nominations for the Veblen-Commons Award should be sent to the Chair of the Awards Committee by May 1, 2018.

 

2019 Clarence E. Ayres Award 

  1. Please submit a brief description of your nomination (not to exceed 200 words).
  2. The description should address your nominee’s major qualifications. (For a description of the award, see below.)
  3. A vita of the person nominated for the Clarence E. Ayres Award.
  4. Nominations should be sent by email to the Chair of the Awards Committee, Valerie Kepner, by May 1, 2018. Valerie’s email address is Email Hidden.

“In consultation with The President of AFEE, the Awards Committee will recommend a promising international scholar to be named the Ayres Scholar. Candidates for this award will be asked to submit a paper proposal and an explanation of how attendance at the annual meeting would enhance her/his work in evolutionary-institutional economics.  The final paper should be approximately 2850 words written and presented in English. Receipt of this award does not preclude later receipt of the Veblen-Commons Award.”

 

2019 James H. Street Latin American Scholar

  1. Please submit a letter of interest (not to exceed 200 words).
  2. Please submit an abstract of your proposed paper not to exceed 200 words.
  3. Please include a curriculum vita. Junior scholars are encouraged to apply.
  4. The final paper should be approximately 2850 words written and presented in English.
  5. Nominations should be sent by email to the Chair of the Awards Committee, Valerie Kepner, by May 1, 2018. Valerie’s email address is Email Hidden.

The Association for Evolutionary Economics invites persons residing in Latin America and working on institutional and evolutionary analyses of economic issues to apply for the 2019 James H. Street Latin American Scholarship. The James H. Street scholar will have the opportunity to present his or her work at the Association’s annual meeting in Atlanta, GA, January 4-6, 2019. The scholarship will include round trip transportation and hotel. The James H. Street scholar will also have the opportunity to have his or her work published in the Association’s journal, The Journal of Economic Issues. Specific presentation and publication guidelines will be provided to the winner of the scholarship.

To learn more about James H. Street (1915-1988) and his work please see the following papers: 

Street, James H. “The Institutionalist Theory of Economic Development.” Journal of Economic Issues v22 n4 (December 1987):  1243-47.

James, Dilmus D. “In Memoriam:  James H. Street, 1915-1988.” Journal of Economic Issues v23 n1 (March 1989):  1-6.

For details regarding the 2018 recipient of the James H. Street Scholar can be found on the AFEE website https://afee.net/?page=institutional_economics&side=james_h_street_scholar

 

2019 AFEE Service Award

  1. Please submit a brief description of your nomination (not to exceed 200 words).
  2. The description should address your nominee’s major qualification. (For a description of the award, see below.)
  3. A vita of the person nominated.
  4. Nominations should be sent by email to the Chair of the Awards Committee, Valerie Kepner, by May 1, 2018. Valerie’s email address is Email Hidden.

“The AFEE Service Award is given annually in recognition of service activities in aid of organizations and programs that enhance evolutionary institutional economics. Such activities might include but is not intended to be limited to (i) active mentoring, whether directly or by service as a referee for journals or as discussant at meetings; (ii) contributions to the reform of economic education and participation in innovative interdisciplinary projects; (iii) governmental or NGO service in pursuit of evolutionary social control of economies. Receipt of this award does not preclude receipt of the Veblen-Commons Award.”

Further information can be found on the AFEE website: https://afee.net/?page=governance&side=afee_bylaws.

 

Awards Committee Members for 2018 (all terms end January 6, 2019):

Valerie Kepner (Director) – Committee Chair
Department of Economics
King’s College
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
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Glen Atkinson (Trustee)
Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Nevada – Reno
1420 O’Farrell Street
Reno, NV 89503
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Dorene Isenberg
Department of Economics
University of Redlands
Redlands, CA 92373
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Alexandra Bernasek
Senior Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts &
Professor, Department of Economics
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
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Tim Wunder (Director)
Department of Economics
The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX 76019
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