The Georgescu-Roegen Prize

The Georgescu-Roegen Prize is awarded each year by the Southern Economic Association® for the best academic article published in the Southern Economic Journal. The prize consists of an engraved plaque and a monetary award. Recipients of the prize are chosen by a selection committee consisting of the Editor of the Southern Economic Journal and two Vice Presidents of the Southern Economic Association.

2021 Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs, Opioid Abuse, and Crime
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 87, Issue 3, January 2021
Dhaval Dave (Bentley University)
Monica Deza (Hunter College)
Brady Horn (University of New Mexico)
2020 Are “Education Lotteries” Less Regressive? Evidence from Texas
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 86, Issue 3, January 2020
Celeste K. Carruthers (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Kara D. Smith (Belmont University)
2019 An Analysis of Dynamic Price Discrimination in Airlines
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 85, Issue 3, January 2019
Diego Escobari (The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)
Nicholas Rupp (East Carolina University)
Joseph Meskey (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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2018 Ride‐Sharing, Fatal Crashes, and Crime
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 84, Issue 4, April 2018
Angella Dills (Western Carolina University)
Sean Mulholland (Western Carolina University)
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2017 Does Regulation of Physicians Reduce Health Care Spending?
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 83, Issue 4, April 2017
Scott Barkowski (Clemson University)
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2016 Tattoos, Employment, and Labor Market Earnings: Is There a Link in the Ink?
Southern Economic, Journal, Volume 82, Issue 4, April 2016
Michael T. French (University of Miami)
Johanna Catherine Maclean (Temple University)
Philip K. Robins (University of Miami)
Bisma Sayed (University of Miami)
Leah Shiferaw (University of California, Berkeley)
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2015 The Effects on Insurance Costs of Restricting Undocumented Immigrants’ Access to Driver Licenses
Southern Economic, Journal, Volume 81, Issue 4, April 2015
Mauricio Caceres (Columbia University)
Kenneth P. Jameson (University of Utah)
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2014 On Input Market Frictions and Estimation of Factors’ Demand
Southern Economic, Journal, Volume 80, Issue 3, April 2014
Arnaud Dupuy (CEPS/INSTEAD)
Todd Sorensen (University of Nevada, Reno)
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2013 Impact of Direct‐to‐Consumer Advertising on Pharmaceutical Prices and Demand
Southern Economic, Journal, Volume 79, Issue 1, July 2012
Dhaval Dave (Bentley University)
Henry Saffer (Kean University)
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2012 Can Credence Advertising Effects Be Isolated? Can They Be Negative?: Evidence from Pharmaceuticals
Southern Economic, Journal, Volume 78, Issue 1, July 2011
W. David Bradford (University of Georgia)
Andrew N. Kleit (The Pennsylvania State University)
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2011 The Effect of a Program‐Based Housing Move on Employment: HOPE VI in Atlanta
Southern Economic, Journal, Volume 77, Issue 1, July 2010
Bulent Anil (University of Minnesota-Duluth)
David L. Sjoquist (Georgia State University)
Sally Wallace (Georgia State University)
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2010 Minimum Wages and Poverty: Will a $9.50 Federal Minimum Wage Really Help the Working Poor?
Southern Economic, Journal, Volume 76, Issue 3, January 2010
Joseph J. Sabia (American University)
Richard V. Burkhauser (Cornell University)
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2009 Youth Gangs as Pseudo-Governments: Implications for Violent Crime
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 75, Issue 4, April 2009
Russell S. Sobel (West Virginia University)
Brian J. Osoba (Central Connecticut State University)
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2008 Will Competitive Bidding Decrease Medicare Prices?
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 74, Issue 3, January 2008
Brett Katzman (Kennesaw State University)
Kerry Anne McGeary (Drexel University); and
Economic Incentives and Foster Care Placement
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 74, Issue 1, July 2007
Brian Duncan (University of Colorado at Denver)
Laura Argys (University of Colorado at Denver)
2007 A Mismatch Made in Heaven: A Hedonic Analysis of Overeducation and Undereducation
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 73, Issue 4, April 2007
Daniel P. McMillen (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Paul T. Seaman (University of Dundee)
Larry D. Singell, Jr. (University of Oregon)
2006 Health-Specific Moral Hazard Effects
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 72, Issue 1, July 2005
Çağatay Koç (University of Texas at Arlington)
2005 Parental Behavior and the Value of Children’s Health: A Health Production Approach
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 71, Issue 4, April 2005
Mark Dickie (University of Central Florida)
2004 Cyclical Quality Adjustment in the Labor Market
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 70, Issue 3, January 2004
Paul Devereux (University of California, Los Angeles)
2003 The Effect of Child Care Costs on the Employment and Welfare Recipiency of Single Mothers
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 69, Issue 3, January 2003
Rachel Connelly (Bowdoin College)
Jean Kimmel (Western Michigan University)
2002 Cross-Subsidization in Nursing Homes: Explaining Rate Differentials among Payer Types
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 68, Issue 4, April 2002
Jennifer L. Troyer (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
2001 Trade Barriers and the Collapse of World Trade during the Great Depression
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 67, Issue 4, April 2001
Jakob B. Madsen (Brunel University(U.K.))
2000 International Trade and the Accumulation of Human Capital
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 66, Issue 1, July 1999
Ann L. Owen (Hamilton College)
1999 Electoral Incentives, Public Policy, and the New Deal Realignment
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 65, Issue 3, January 1999
Robert K. Fleck (Montana State University)
1998 Children as Income-Producing Assets: The Case of Teen Illegitimacy and Government Transfers
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 64, Issue 4, April 1998
George R. Clarke (The World Bank)
Robert P. Strauss (Carnegie Mellon University)
1997 What Price the Moral High Ground?
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 63, Issue 1, July 1996
Robert H. Frank (Cornell University)
1996 Testing Theories of Real Government Size: U. S. Experience, 1959-89
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 62, Issue 3, January 1996
J. Stephen Ferris (Carleton University, Canada)
Edwin G. West (Cornell University)
1995 Economies of Scale, Natural Monopoly, and Imperfect Competition in an Experimental Market
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 61, Issue 2, October 1994
Charles R. Plott (California Institute of Technology)
Alexandre Borges Sugiyama (California Institute of Technology)
Gilad Elbaz (California Institute of Technology)
1994 Rates of Return on Corporate Investment
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 60, Issue 2, October 1993
Dennis C. Mueller (University of Maryland)
Elizabeth A. Reardon (Department of Justice)
1993 Pricing, Patent Loss and the Market for Pharmaceuticals
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 59, Issue 2, October 1992
Richard G. Frank (Johns Hopkins University)
David S. Salkever(Johns Hopkins University)
1992 The Distributive Model of Government: Evidence from the Confederate Constitution
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 58, Issue 3, January 1992
Randall Holcombe (Florida State University)
1991 Rational Choice, Culture of Poverty, and the Intergenerational Transmission of Welfare Dependency
Southern Economic Journal, Volume 57, Issue 4, April 1991
Mwangi S. Kimenyi (University of Connecticut)