Charles Lave served for more than thirty years as a Professor of

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2014 Charles A. Lave Paper Prize

for

Creative Modeling in Social Sciences

Charles Lave served for more than thirty years as a Professor of Economics at UCI. He valued creative thinking, clear writing, and innovative uses of empirical data. He helped shape social science modeling through his teaching and through his classic book,

An Introduction to Models in the Social Sciences

(written with James March). The prize will be awarded to papers that display clear exposition of creative models (theories) and point to, or include, data that permit evaluation of the models. The prize includes a $1,500 award.

Any UCI undergraduate or graduate student is eligible for the prize.

The paper may be in any social or behavioral science discipline, or interdisciplinary.

It may be qualitative (with words only) or quantitative (with mathematical expressions).

The form may range from a scholarly article (including papers done as class assignments or dissertation chapters) to an op-ed piece.

In keeping with Charles Lave's values, clear and concise writing will be appreciated.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Return papers to:

Undergraduate Students - Teresa Neighbors SBSG 1501

Graduate Students - John Somerhauser SBSG 5414

If there is a CO-AUTHOR, submit a separate form for EACH AUTHOR

A submission form is available at: http://undergraduatestudies.ss.uci.edu/scholarship_opps

All authors must be registered students at UC Irvine in Spring 2014

School

of

Social Sciences

University

of

California • Irvine

Charles A. Lave Paper Prize

for Creative Modeling in Social Sciences

Spring 2014 Submission

APPLICANT INFORMATION

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Please submit one hard copy of your application and paper to:

Undergraduate Students

- Teresa Neighbors, SBSG 1501.

Graduate Students

- John Somerhauser, SBSG 5414.

The deadline for application submission is 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014.

AUTHOR SIGNATURE

Author Signature: Date:

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All authors must be registered students at UC Irvine in Spring 2014 and must submit a separate form

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* All submitted applications and attached documents become the sole property of the School of Social Sciences and will not be returned once received.

Revised: 03/31/14

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