The theme for the 2020 edition of the annual Sakıp Sabancı International Research Awards given by Sabancı University is “Economics and the Future of Turkey”. The deadline for submissions is January 17, 2020.
The Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award involves a Jury Prize that will be awarded to an individual who has made distinguished contributions on the above-mentioned theme. In addition to the Jury Prize, Essay Awards will be given to papers written by researchers under 45 years of age. An independent and international jury will select the Essay Award and Jury Prize awardees.
One of the most striking results in the modern economic theory is to show that markets are often imperfect. In such cases, wisely designed economic policies can increase efficiency and decrease inequality. At its 15th year, the Sakip Sabanci International Research Award will acknowledge studies concentrating on the government’s role in and economic policies related to the wide range of topics from inequality to income distribution, climate change to energy, traffic congestion to air pollution, transportation to housing. The studies must be contributing to the economics literature at the universal level as well as generating ideas that can in principle benefit Turkey.
In the scope of the Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award, an individual who has made distinguished contributions to the above-mentioned theme will be awarded a Jury Prize of 25,000 USD. A series of Essay Awards of 10.000 USD will be given to the papers selected by the same jury from among the submitted papers.