The Elba Brown-Collier Student Paper Award
This award was created in 2010 by the Executive Council of ASE. The award is presented at the World Congress for Social Economics to the author of the best graduate student paper presented at the conference on a topic of core concern in Social Economics and that demonstrates strong promise for future scholarly contributions.
The recipient is selected by the program committee of the World Congress for Social Economics. The award winner receives $400 and a one-year membership to the Association for Social Economics.
The first recipient was Jordan Brennan, a Ph.D. candidate of York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, for his paper "Has Free Trade Delivered on its Promise in Canada? Contesting a "Sacred Tenet" of Globalization Theory". The award was presented at the 13th World Congress for Social Economics in Montreal, Canada, in June, 2010.
The 2012 recipient was Prapimphan Chiengkul. University of Warwick, UK, for her paper "Towards an Ethical Agri-food System? Resistance and Alternatives to the Corporate Control of the Agri-food System in Thailand". The award was presented at the 14th World Congress for Social Economics in Glasgow, Scotland, in June, 2012.
The 2015 recipient was Gbeton Somasse, Clark University, for the paper "Determinants of Educational Outcomes and Inequality Analysis in Benin after the 2006 Free Tuition Policy". The award was presented at the 15th World Congress for Social Economics at Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada in June, 2015.
The 2018 receipient was Yeva Aleksanyan, CSU, for the paper "Drugs, Physicians and Money." The award was presented at the 16th World Congress for Social Economics at Colorado State University, Colorado, USA, in June, 2018.
To apply for the Award, send a copy of your paper along with a short note to Steven Pressman (Log into your account to view the email address.) by March 31, 2018.