Best Paper Awards

Editorial Announcement

The editors of Public Choice are pleased to announce their selections for the best papers published during calendar year 2018.

The Duncan Black Prize for the best article contributed by a senior scholar or scholars is awarded jointly to Sean Gailmard (University of California Berkeley) and Jeffrey A. Jenkins (University of Southern California) for:

Distributive politics and congressional voting: public lands reform during the Jacksonian era. Public Choice 175(3–4) (June 2018), 259–274.

The Gordon Tullock Prize for the best article contributed by a younger scholar or scholars is awarded jointly to Rosolino A. Candela (George Mason University) and Vincent J. Geloso (Bates College) for: The lightship in economics. Public Choice 176(3–4) (September 2018), 479–506.

The prizes carry honoraria of $1,000 each. The honorarium for the Duncan Black Prize is funded by the Public Choice Society; SpringerNature, the publisher of Public Choice, funds the honorarium for the Gordon Tullock Prize.

2018 Duncan Black Prize Winner (pdf, 1.3 MB)

2018 Gordon Tullock Prize Winner (pdf, 1.2 MB)