The IAAE will award a 500 USD prize for the best paper presented by a graduate student in a regular or poster session. To be eligible, candidates’ paper submissions should be followed up by a letter from a professor certifying that the submitter is a graduate student in good standing. Papers co-authored with senior economists will not be considered. The paper should be submitted at the conference website. The letter should be submitted electronically to‎. The subject line must be 2017 IAAE Student Prize Award. The winner will be announced during the conference.