Now Accepting Applications for HCEO's 2018 Dissertation Prize

Eric Chyn presenting.
Eric Chyn presenting.

The Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group is now accepting applications for our doctoral dissertation prize. The $1,000 prize will be awarded for the best dissertation on a topic related to one of HCEO's 6 networks. In addition to the monetary award, the winner will be flown to the University of Chicago to present their work to the Center for the Economics of Human Development, HCEO directors, and University of Chicago faculty.

The winning submission will be selected by HCEO's directors from a pool created by representatives from our 6 networks. Current Ph.D. candidates and recent graduates may apply. To be eligible, a candidate must have a graduation date between May 2017 and May 2018.

You can read more about our 2017 dissertation prize winner, Eric Chyn, here.

The deadline for submissions is March 2, 2018, and the prize will be awarded on April 6, 2018. More information can be found here. For any questions, please contact

Applications are now closed.