11^ Best Paper Award on Gender Economics (UniCredit Foundation)



Location (s):

  • Austria
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia


It's now open the call for papers for the 11th Best Paper Award on Gender Economics. The competition is aimed at all young economists and researchers from the countries belonging to the geographical area of UniCredit* and rewards the two best papers on gender economics.

The two best papers will receive €2,500 gross each.


Selection Process

The selection process will be conducted by an ad-hoc Commission composed of external experts/academic representatives and supervised by the Foundation’s Scientific Committee.

The Commission is composed of at least two members. Current members (in alphabetical order) are: prof. Manuel Bagues from Warwick University, prof. Matthias Doepke from Northwestern University; prof. Paola Profeta from Bocconi University.

The review process shall assess the quality and originality of the paper as well as its suitability for publication in the international economics literature.

The Scientific Committee may invite candidates for an interview or seminar.

The final decision shall be taken by the Board of Directors of the Foundation based on the Commission proposal. The decision of the Board of Directors of the Foundation shall be final and shall not be subject to appeal.

Authors of awarded papers will be notified by June 30, 2021. The winners might be asked to present their main findings at workshops/events/initiatives to be held at UniCredit.

UniCredit Foundation as well as UniCredit shall have the right to inform the public about awarded papers through press releases or other channels of communication (e.g. the Foundation and the UniCredit websites).

By submitting their papers, applicants consent to the above terms and conditions. The granting of awards shall entail no further obligations for the Foundation and UniCredit.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

The competition is open to all young researchers from UniCredit perimeter who meet the following requirements: 

  1. Be either citizens of any European country where UniCredit is present or currently employed or enrolled in a Ph.D. program at a university or institution located in any of these countries (also within the geographical area of UniCredit);
  2. Be born after 1985


Deadline: May 15, 2021

Cost/funding for participants:

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