Two Visiting Associate Professors to the Dpeartment of Political Science, Johanna Rickne and Olle Folke, who are working with Frances Rosenbluth, have been selected as the 2018 International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF) Peggy and Richard Musgrave Prize recipients for their paper “All the Single Ladies: Job Promotions and the Durability of Marriage”.
“The IIPF created the “Peggy and Richard Musgrave Prize” in 2003 to honor and encourage younger scholars whose work meets the high standards of scientific quality, creativity and relevance that has been a mark of the Musgraves’ contribution to public finance.
It is awarded annually, on the advice of the Scientific Chair of the respective congress and further members of the award committee, to the author(s) of the best paper presented at the IIPF Annual Congress. Authors need to be under 40 years old. In the case of co-authored papers all authors need to be under 40. Age is measured as of the ending day of the Congress, when the prize is awarded.”