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The 2018 "Population" Young Author Prize

Who is eligible to compete?

  • Students enrolled in PhD or Master’s programs
  • Young researchers who have defended their PhD thesis in the last seven years


What types of paper are eligible to compete?

  • Papers written under the researcher’s own name
  • Papers may also be co-authored by several young researchers.


What are the rules for submitting a paper?

  • Compliance with the journal’s editorial rules
  • Paper written in English or French
  • Paper submitted before 15 November 2017
  • Proof of enrolment in a Master’s or PhD program, or of PhD completion


What is the prize for the winner?

  • Accelerated publication
  • Immediate online open access to the newly published article
  • 1,000 euros (to be shared if there are several young co-authors)
  • One-year free subscription to Population


The competition results will be announced on 28 February 2018.

To submit an article: Mention you are competing in the young author prize when submitting your paper.