Best Paper Awards

Quantitative Economics and Theoretical Economics Best Paper Awards

The Econometric Society adopted a "Best Paper Prize" in 2015 for its two journals Quantitative Economics and Theoretical Economics. These awards highlight the best paper published in each of the journals in the areas of quantitative economics and economic theory. The journals' Editors and Co-Editors select a list of nominees, from which the Associate Editors elect the winning paper.


The following papers have been awarded the Best Paper Prize:


William Diamond and Nikhil Agarwal, “Latent indices in assortative matching models,” Quantitative Economics, Volume 8, Issue 3, 685–728.

Péter Eső and Balázs Szentes, “Dynamic contracting: An irrelevance theorem,” Theoretical Economics, Volume 12, Issue 1, 109-139.


Brendan Kline and Elie Tamer, "Bayesian inference in a class of partially identified models,” Quantitative Economics, Volume 7, Issue 2, 329-366.

Alexander Wolitzky, "Mechanism design with maxmin agents: theory and an application to bilateral trade,” Theoretical Economics, Volume 11, Issue 3, 971-1004.


Eric Weese, "Political Mergers as Coalition Formation: An Analysis of the Heisei Municipal Amalgamations", Quantitative Economics, Volume 6, Issue 2, 257–307

Dilip Abreu, David G. Pearce, and Ennio Stacchetti, "One-sided Uncertainty and Delay in Reputational Bargaining", Theoretical Economics, Volume 10, Issue 3, 719–773