January 5, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago: At a reception organized by Springer Nature, a major scientific publisher, a large crowd of scientists and members of the publication and think tank communities were celebrating the 30th birthday of the Journal of Population Economics and the Kuznets Prize 2017.
30 years of JOURNAL OF POPULATION ECONOMICS
The Journal is now at the forefront of research publication in economic demography. The event took place as part of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association (ASSA 2017), the largest gathering of economists world-wide (with far more than 10,000 participants), which took place in Chicago, IL on January 6-8, 2017 (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday).
Editor-in-Chief Klaus F. Zimmermann, Princeton University, UNU-MERIT & Maastricht University, on leave from Bonn University, is presenting the first issue 2017 of the Journal of Population Economics. He created the Journal with his team 30 years ago together with the publisher, Springer, and lead it to success.
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Kuznets Prize 2017
At the reception, the 2017 Kuznets Prize for the best article published in the 2016 volume of the Journal of Population Economics and selected by the editors was granted to Binnur Balkan and Semih Tumen from the Central Bank of Turkey for their article “Immigration and prices: quasi-experimental evidence from Syrian refugees in Turkey,” Journal of Population Economics (2016), 29(3), pp. 657-686.
Semih Tumen (author left) receives the prize from Klaus F. Zimmermann (Editor-in-Chief) of the Journal of Population Economics.
Read more: Kuznets Prize 2017