The Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group is pleased to announce our first-ever 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 2016 and May 2017.

The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2017, and the prize will be awarded on April 1, 2017. For any questions, please contact

Click here to apply.