The Carl Menger Essay Contest

 
 

The 2013 Carl Menger essay contest is now accepting entries. The contest has a new online home at FEE.org/menger and two new co-sponsors, the Foundation for Economic Education and the Charles Koch Foundation.



The winners for 2012 were:

 

Colin Harris

Florida State University

Piracy as a Common Pool Resource: A Case Study of Online Pirate Communities Avoiding Tragedy


Adam McGoldrick

Queens University Belfast

Robust Monetary Regimes


Patrick Newman

Rutgers University

The Long Depression of 1873-1879: An Austrian Examination













The 2012 winners with the judges and the Menger Prize Committee. From left to right: Michael Thomas, Patrick Newman, Daniel Smith, Adam Martin, Colin Harris, Daniel D’Amico, Jeremy Horpedahl, and Diana Thomas.

Not pictured: Emily Skarbek and winner Adam McGoldrick.



The winners of the 2011 contest were:


Zachary Caceres

New York University

Status Quo Bias and State Legitimacy: Framing Effects of the Institutional Status Quo

 

Liya Palagashvili

George Mason University

Institutional Un-stickiness in Armenia: A Case Study of the Armenian Culture and Informal Institutions

 

Andrew Marcum

Duke University

The Chinese Massacre of 1871: A Perverse Emergent Order Perspective







 





The 2011 winners with the Menger Prize Committee. From left to right: Zachary Caceres, Daniel D’Amico, Andrew Marcum, Liya Palagashvili, Adam Martin, Emily Skarbek, Michael Thomas, Diana Thomas, and Jeremy Horpedahl.


The winners for 2010 were:


Rizqi Rachmat

George Mason University

Notes from the Underground: The Social Spaces of Urban Arts Communities in Action


Jacob Roundtree

Colby College

An Austrian Challenge to Public Choice Theory: The Case of Japan’s Lost Decade


Michael Wiebe

University of Manitoba

Toward an Anarchist Constitutional Political Economy










Daniel D’Amico, Rizqi Rachmat, Jacob Roundtree, Michael Wiebe, and Adam Martin

at the SDAE 2010 annual dinner.


The image of Menger above appears courtesy of the Instituto Ludwig von Mises Brasil.