Dissertation Award

2019 Dissertation Award

The Upjohn Institute invites submissions for its annual prize for the best PhD dissertation on employment-related issues. A first prize of $2,500 is being offered. Up to two honorable mention awards of $1,000 may also be given.

Applications are due July 5, 2019.

Instructions on how to apply for the 2019 award


The 2018 Award winner and honorable mentions are:

Dissertation award winnersFirst prize
  • Andrew Garin, Harvard University, for "Essays on the Economics of Labor Demand and Policy Incidence"
Honorable mentions
  • Bryan Stuart, University of Michigan, for "Three Essays that Examine the Long-Run Consequences of Economic and Social Processes on People, Places, and the Economy"
  • Raffaele Saggio, University of California, Berkeley, for "The Effects of Partial Employment Protection Reforms: Evidence from Italy" (joint with Sabrina Di Addario and Diego Daruich)