Launch of the 2014 EIB Prize

February 4, 2014

Funding Scheme: 2014-02-04

Pgm2014 2020: Yes


“Innovation, Market Structure and Competitiveness” is the topic for the 2014 EIB Prize. The Prize will be awarded for research conducted to assess the interaction between company size and market structure and the impact of investment decisions on innovation and productivity in different sectors. Special consideration will be given to work comparing the European experience with that of other large advanced or emerging economies.


Eligibility criteria for candidates

Nominees for the EIB Prize must be researchers that have made substantial empirical contributions based on solid theoretical foundations in areas covered by this year’s topic. Both awards are open to all economists, with no distinction regarding nationality or place of work.

The Outstanding Contribution Award honours scholars for their lifetime scientific contribution of specific relevance to the prize’s topic, including academic excellence and publication record and impact on public policy or society at large.

The Young Economist Award honours scholars under the age of forty on 31 December 2014. It recognises influential research or a significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge that is of specific relevance to the prize’s topic and demonstrates great promise for the future.

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