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Call for Papers

The 2021 "Population" Early-Career Author Prize


The Population Early-Career Author Prize is open to students or young researchers working in the field of population studies and will be awarded to the most outstanding original paper submitted to the competition jury.

Who is eligible to compete?

  • Students enrolled in PhD or Master’s programs
  • Young researchers who have defended their PhD thesis in the last seven years
  • What papers are eligible to compete?
  • Papers written under the researcher’s own name
  • Papers co-authored by two or more young researchers
  • Papers that comply with the journal’s editorial rules
  • Papers written in English or in French

What are the key dates to remember?

  • The paper must be submitted before 5 November 2020, accompanied by proof of enrolment in a Master’s or PhD programme, or of PhD completion
  • Selection of eligible articles: December 2020
  • The 2021 competition results will be announced on 26 February 2021

What is the prize for the winner?

  • Accelerated publication
  • Immediate online open access to the newly published article
  • 1,000 euros (to be shared if there are several young co-authors)
  • One-year free subscription to Population
  • One invitation to Paris to present the winning article at the « Lundis de l’Ined » seminar

To submit an article:

Mention you are competing in the early-career author prize when submitting your paper.