The National Tax Association awards an annual prize for the doctoral dissertation that makes the most significant contribution to the field of government finance and taxation. All graduate students at accredited U.S. and Canadian Institutions and individuals who will receive the doctoral degree or its equivalent within one year of the application deadline.
Dissertations (theoretical and applied) may be on any topic in the area of government finance, including taxation, debt and fiscal policy, public choice, expenditures, budgeting, administrative and management science applications, program analysis, and policy evaluation.
Entries will be judged by a panel of experts on the basis of originality, clarity of exposition, and significance of the analysis for scholars and practitioners of government finance.
The winner receives $2,000 and the opportunity to adapt the manuscript for publication in the National Tax Journal. Two honorable mention awards of $1,000 each may be given for other outstanding entries.
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