CAGE Research Associate and former PhD student wins Best Paper AwardWednesday 23 Aug 2017
We are pleased to announce that our CAGE Research Associate and former Warwick Economics PhD student Christoph Koenig has won this year's Best Paper Award at the 70th Econometric Society European Meeting (ESEM) which took place in Lisbon, Portugal.
Two prizes were awarded on the day for the best papers in applied economics (broadly taken to include applied theory, empirical economics, experimental economics, and computational economics) and had to be presented by young researchers within ten years of their PhD.
Christoph's awarding winning paper on ' Dynamics in Gun Ownership and Crime - Evidence from the Aftermath of Sandy Hook' was evaluated and ranked highest by the Program Committee Members. The Committee Members examine all papers that are submitted carefully to ensure they satisfied the conditions.
The Econometric Society held their first annual meeting in Lausanne in September 1931 and is an international society for the advancement of economic theory in its relation to statistics and mathematics. The Society's main activities are publishing of the journals; Econometrica, Quantitative Economics, and Theoretical Economics and a research Monograph Series as well as organising scientific meetings in six regions of the world.