Awards

The Willard G. Manning Memorial Award for the Best Research in Health Econometrics

Description: This award memorializes Will Manning’s contributions to the development and application of econometric methods in health economics by recognizing the best published health economics research in econometric methodology or econometric application.

Eligibility: Papers must have been published in a peer-reviewed journal in the two calendar years prior to each ASHEcon Conference. Self-nominations are encouraged. As a condition of receiving this honor, the recipient must attend the ASHEcon conference.

Criteria: The award is intended to recognize the development of econometric methods used in health economics, the application of existing frontier econometric methods to important problems in health economics, or both.

Materials: Nominations will be due by March 1 of the year in which the ASHEcon Conference is held. Nomination process includes submission of a cover letter explaining the relevance of the paper and a PDF copy of the published paper. Submissions must be sent electronically.

Deadline: 5:00 pm Central Time on March 1ˢᵗ in the year of the ASHEcon conference.

Judging: A committee appointed by the ASHEcon Board will review all applications.

ASHEcon Medal

Description: The ASHEcon Medal is awarded an economist age 40 or under who has made the most significant contributions to the field of health economics.

Eligibility: Applicants must be age 40 or younger on January 1 of the year of the ASHEcon conference. Applicants must hold their primary appointment in an American institution, but need not be citizens of the United States. As a condition of receiving this honor, the recipient must attend the ASHEcon conference.

Criteria: The criteria are scholarly contributions to health economics, primarily through publications in economics journals. Contributions may be theoretical, empirical, or methodological.

Materials: A complete submission will include a brief nominating letter from a colleague and the candidate’s curriculum vitae. The brief nominating letter should include a statement confirming that the candidate meets the age criterion (age 40 or younger on January 1 of the year of the ASHEcon conference). Submissions must be sent electronically.

Deadline: 5:00 pm Central Time on March 1ˢᵗ in the year of the ASHEcon conference.

Judging: All members of the Awards Committee will review all applications. In the event of a conflict of interest, the committee member will recuse him- or herself as appropriate, and the remaining committee members will review the application.

Victor R. Fuchs Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Health Economics

Description: The Victor R. Fuchs Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Health Economics is awarded biennially to an economist who has made significant lifetime contributions to the field of health economics.

Eligibility: Applicants must hold their primary appointment (or be emeritus or retired) at an institution based in the United States, but need not be United States citizen. As a condition of receiving this honor, the recipient must attend the ASHEcon conference.

Criteria: The criteria are scholarly contributions to health economics, primarily through publications in economics journals. Contributions may be theoretical, empirical, or methodological.

Materials: A complete submission will include a nominating letter (typically no more than 2 pages) and the candidate’s curriculum vitae. Committee members may also nominate candidates. Submissions must be sent electronically.

Deadline: 5:00 pm Central Time on March 1ˢᵗ in the year of the ASHEcon conference.

Judging: All members of the Awards Committee will review all applications. In the event of a conflict of interest, the committee member will recuse him- or herself as appropriate, and the remaining committee members will review the application.

Student Paper Award

Description: The ASHEcon Student Paper Award honors the student who wrote the best sole-authored paper.

Eligibility: Applicants must be current Ph.D. students or have received their Ph.D. from an American institution. The paper must be sole authored. The paper may be published (or forthcoming) in a peer-reviewed journal. The paper does not have to be on the ASHEcon program, but a condition of receiving this honor is that the recipient must attend the ASHEcon conference. The paper must have been completed after the last ASHEcon conference.

Criteria: The Awards Committee will select the paper that makes the greatest contribution to health economics. The paper’s contributions may be theoretical, empirical, or methodological.

Materials: Nominations will be due by March 1 of the year in which the ASHEcon Conference is held. Nomination process includes submission of a cover letter explaining the relevance of the paper and a PDF copy of the published paper. Submissions must be sent electronically.

Deadline: 5:00 pm Central Time on March 1ˢᵗ in the year of the ASHEcon conference.

Judging: All members of the Awards Committee will review all applications. In the event of a conflict of interest, the committee member will recuse him- or herself as appropriate, and the remaining committee members will review the application.

Nominations

Please send your nominations for all awards to [email protected].