The Economic History Association announced the 2022 prize winners at this year’s Annual Meeting in La Crosse, WI.
Jingyi Huang, Harvard University and Brandeis University, received the Allan Nevins Prize for the Best Dissertation in U.S. or Canadian Economic History, for the dissertation “The Impact of Innovation, Regulation, and Market Power on Economic Development: Evidence from the American West”, completed at University of California, Los Angeles. (This prize is awarded on behalf of Columbia University Press.)
Hanzhi Deng, Fudan University, received the Alexander Gerschenkron Prize for the Best Dissertation in non-US or Canadian Economic History, for the dissertation “A History of Decentralization: Fiscal Transitions in Late Imperial China, 1850-1911″, completed at the London School of Economics.
Gregory Clark, University of California, Davis, was awarded the annual Jonathan Hughes Prize honoring excellence in teaching economic history.
Robert Gallman, Paul Rhode, and Zorina Khan shared the Alice Hanson Jones Biennial Prize for Outstanding Book in North American History. Gallman and Rhode were awarded for their book Capital in the Nineteenth Century: Chicago University Press. Khan was awarded for the book Inventing Ideas: Patents, Prizes, and the Knowledge Economy: Oxford University Press.
Alan Taylor was awarded the Engerman-Goldin Prize for contributions in the past six years in creating, compiling, and sharing data in the JST Macrohistory Dataset.
Chicheng Ma was awarded the Cole Prize for the article “Knowledge Diffusion and Intellectual Change: When Chinese Literati Met European Jesuits,” Journal of Economic History, 81 (4): 1052-1097.”
The award for Excellence in Refereeing for the Journal of Economic History went to Vellore Arthi, University of California, Irvine.
The award for Exceptional Service to the Journal of Economic History Editorial Board went to Latika Chaudhary, Naval Postgraduate School.
Timur Natkhov and Natalia Vasilenok were awarded the Larry Neal Prize for their article “Skilled Immigrants and Technology Adoption: Evidence from the German Settlements in the Russian, ” Explorations in Economic History, Vol 81, July 2021.
Guido Alfani and Mark Koyama were honored for their service as outstanding reviewers for Explorations in Economic History.
Congratulations to the 2022 awardees!