Alexander Gerschenkron Prize
The Alexander Gerschenkron Prize is awarded for the best dissertation in the economic history of an area outside of the United States or Canada completed during the preceding year. The 2020 prize will be awarded at the Economic History Association’s annual meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in September 2020.
Scholars submitting a dissertation for the dissertation and prizes for the 2020 Economic History Association meeting may not submit a proposal for the general program that is part of or derived from the dissertation.
Eligibility: Those who received their Ph.D. between June 1, 2019 and May 30, 2020 are eligible and invited to submit their dissertation for consideration. All candidates for these prizes must be members of the Economic History Association. Dissertations submitted for consideration must be in English. Submission of a dissertation implies that candidates are prepared to attend the 2020 meetings in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Presentation of a dissertation summary is required by all finalists.