The Carlos Diaz-Alejandro Prize:

LACEA's Diaz-Alejandro Prize is designed to honor the memory and contribution of Carlos Diaz-Alejandro, and to encourage high quality research on economic issues relevant to Latin America.

Criteria and Procedures

i. The prize will be awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution or a body of contributions to the economic analysis of issues relevant to Latin America.

ii. The prize will be awarded in the even years.

iii. The Selection Committee will consist of LACEA's President, Vice-president and two other members of the Executive Committee designated by the Committee.

iv. Nominations should be sent to the President of LACEA and should include the name, institutional affiliation and one sentence explaining why you are nominating that person (s). Any member of LACEA can submit up to three nominations. Nominees cannot be current members of the Executive Committee.

v. The Selection Committee will propose the winner of the prize to the Executive Committee.

vi. The selection will become effective automatically unless a simple majority of the EC members object. If the proposed candidate is rejected, the Selection Committee will reconvene and make another proposal. If the second proposal is rejected, the prize will not be awarded.

vii. The winner of the LACEA Diaz-Alejandro Prize will deliver the Diaz-Alejandro Lecture during LACEA's Annual meetings. The winner will also be named an honorary member of LACEA starting in the following year.

 

 
Previous recipients of the Carlos Díaz-Alejandro Prize

2016   ORAZIO ATTANASIO (UCL)

2014   CARMEN REINHART (Harvard Kennedy School)

2012   SEBASTIAN EDWARDS (UCLA) 

2010   HUGO HOPENHAYN (UCLA)

2008   JERE BEHRMAN (University of Pennsylvania)

2006   GUILLERMO CALVO (Columbia University)

2002   RUDIGER DORNBUSCH (MIT) (Awarded posthumously)

2000   ARNOLD HARBERGER (UCLA and University of Chicago)

1998   EDMAR BACHA (PUC-Rio)

 

 

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LACEA has established itself as the leading association of economists interested in the problems of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. For 25 years we have contributed to strengthening ties between the research community and economic decision makers in the region and we have fostered debate and dissemination of better economic and social policies based on economic research. On the occasion of our 25th Anniversary we ask you to donate to make LACEA financially sustainable for the years to come. Please take one minute to donate and join in the celebration of this milestone. Thank you!

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The Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE) and the LACEA Political Economy Group (PEG) are pleased to announce a call for papers for the RIDGE/LACEA-PEG Workshop on Political Economy to be held at the Universidad de la República (UdelaR), Uruguay, on 21 and 22 May 2018. Please submit your papers before February 28, 2018. More information here


The 9th Annual Conference of the LACEA Trade, Integration and Growth Network (TIGN)
will be held in Lima, Peru, on May 18 th-19th, 2018. This conference is sponsored by LACEA, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the CAF-Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), and PUCP, and is hosted by PUCP. Deadline for submissions is February 28th, 2018. Authors of selected papers and discussants will be notified by March 15th, 2018.  More information here


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