for Young Scholars

During the Biennial Scientific Conference, the Association assigns awards to the best doctoral or degree dissertations in the fields of comparative economics.

The AISSEC doctoral prize for 2016 was awarded during the 57th Annual Conference of the Italian Economic Association held in Milano (University "L. Bocconi") on 20-22 October 2016. The Committee’s final decision was to award the prize ex-aequo to Andrea Albanese (University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy), for his dissertation entitled Employment of young and older workers: three policy evaluations, and to Chiara Assunta Ricci (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), for her dissertation entitled Essays on the middle class.

During the AISSEC 2014 conference the prize was awarded to Irene Monasterolo (University of Bologna, Italy), for a doctoral dissertation entitled: Analysing convergence of agricultural and rural areas in the enlarged EU: the case of Hungary.